LHA America

USS America and USS Gabrielle Giffords Patrolling West Philippine Sea

Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), together with littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (L.C. S 10), conducted operations in South China on March 13. USS America, the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, and Gabrielle Giffords, the fifth Independence-class littoral combat ship, joined forces while operating in the area. The two warships concluded […]

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OVerlapping Claims

The Philippines Strongly Disagree with Malaysia’s Maritime Claim

The Philippines rejected Malaysia’s petition to extend the limits of its continental shelf in the South China Sea, citing a ruling of UNCLOS that invalidated China’s extensive maritime claims in the disputed waters. The Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the United Nations said the area covered by Malaysia’s submission covers features within the Kalayaan […]

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Personnel of U.S. Pacific Air Forces With Filipino Heritage

From Engineering, Medical Works, Construction jobs and household workers, Filipinos are filling this job around the globe. Even some of them already change their nationality, their hearts and minds are still can’t be denied to be uniquely Filipino. So here’s some U.S Pacific Air Force personnel with Filipino heritage working hand in hand with the […]

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Philippines to Launch 3 Cube Satellites This Year

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is looking forward to launching three cube satellites this year. Microsatellites are used to capture images that will be used for remote sensing data-gathering about the earth’s surface, the atmosphere, and some vital research. They also gather data on natural and man-made disasters, to monitor vegetation and water […]

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Campbell and Poseidon

China Criticise US Navy for Warship Unauthorized Navigation in disputed Waters

PLA Navy forces tracked and identified the ship before warning it to leave. China accused the United States of a provocative act by sending a warship into disputed territorial waters in the South China Sea. According to the People’s Liberation Army, USS McCampbell missile destroyer sailed near the Paracel Islands on Tuesday without authorization. Under […]

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BlackHawk Helicopter

Polish Ambassador Informed Philippine Air Force Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk Arrival

Polish Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Jarek Szczepankiewicz has informed that the Philippine Air Force now awaits the delivery of 16 brand new Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawks (Lockheed Martin) from Poland’s PZL Mielec. The much-needed combat utility helicopters will be used to transport troops and supplies, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and are said to […]

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Ps-39 Conrado yapBRP Conrado Yap (PS-39) is a Pohang-class corvette of the Philippine Navy (PN). The vessel is the Philippine Navy's 1st modern corvette and, as of August 2019, its most heavily-armed unit.

Philippine Navy’s BRP Conrado Yap Corvette to Guard Palawan Waters

The Philippine Navy (PN) will deploy its anti-submarine corvette, the BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), to help secure Palawan waters. Palawan is home to Philippines ‘ oil and gas field. The Malampaya gas field or the Malampaya-Camago field is a deepwater gas-condensate reservoir, located in the Service Contract 38 license area, located offshore, 65 km northwest […]

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Jose Rizal

Philippine Navy Newest Warship–Sea Trials Successful

The first sea trials of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), the country’s first-ever guided-missile frigate, confirmed successfully. According to Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, the first sea trials which took place last November 23 to 27 were successful. Even the tests reach Sea State 4 conditions. Sea State 4 […]

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brahmos launch

Philippine Army Will Get this Land-based Weapon System

The Philippines would become the first nation to purchase the missile if the two parties manage to seal an agreement. Indian and the Philippines officials are reportedly negotiating the price terms of a potential sale of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to the Philippines. Part of the negotiations is after-sale logistics to enlist the 292 […]

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Philippine Army Recovered AK-47 Rifle and Munitions

Government troops seized ammunition and electric wires used to explode improvised explosive devices (IEDs) following an encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas before midnight Sunday in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. Soldiers recovered 23 rounds of ammunition for AK47 rifle and an AK47 magazine assembly, along with several meters of electric wire. They also found […]

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Philippine Air Force Cobra’s Are Here!

Recently Antonov An-124 Ruslan heavy strategic airlifter arrive in Clark Air Base today, bringing the Philippine Air Force Bell AH-1S Cobra attack helicopter. This information is confirmed by the Maxdefense community lately. The attack helicopter, Bell AH-1S Cobra gunships previously used by the Royal Jordanian Air Force and were offered to the Philippines in 2017. […]

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Chinese Marine Corps Hold Aggressive Drill to Win War

The Chinese Marine Corps recently conducted massive amphibious landing drills in a move that, according to specialists, “it is aimed at gathering experience and winning wars.” Two ships involved in the drills are the Baxianshan landing ship from the People’s Liberation Army’s East China Sea Fleet and the Luoxiaoshan landing ship from the PLA South […]

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Indonesia and Philippine Navy Maritime Maneuver Begins

Four naval warships will be used in Maritime Training Activity. Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao will deploy Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas Apolinario Mabini and BRP Liberato Picar, while the Indonesian will be using KRI Layang and KRI Pandarong Warship. The first Philippine-Indonesia Maritime Training Activity starts at the Naval Station Felix, Apolinario, Panacan, on Monday. […]

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US Coast Guard Ship

US Coast Guard Cutter Successfully Return After 162 Days of Patrolling Several Allied EEZ

The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) is finally returned to their homeport of Alameda following a 162-day deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. The ship crew patrolled and administered operations, including the enforcing United Nations Security Council resolutions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea by gathering intelligence on vessels […]

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Philippine Troops Rescued the British National in Sulu

AFP troops from the Army’s 2nd Special Forces Battalion have saved the kidnapped British national and his wife. Government troops rescued the businessman Allan Arthur Hyrons and Welma Paglinawan-Hyrons before 9 a.m. after a firefight with Abu Sayyaf troops took around 10 minutes. Bandits fleed away and leave the couple n the town of Parang, […]

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Who Else Want to Accept Additional US Coast Guard Cutter?

The United States is giving Vietnam’s coastguard a second cutter vessel, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said last Wednesday, vowing to maintain a regular military presence in the disputed South China Sea. “This ship represents another concrete symbol for our strengthening relationship,” Esper said during a speech to a group of students at the Diplomatic […]

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Gabrielle Giffords

US Warship Challenge Chinese Occupied Territory in West Philippine Sea

China on Friday accused the United States of provocative after two separate occasions in a single week, U.S. warships sailed near the islands maintained by Beijing. The U.S. Navy has sent warships on two events in recent days near islands maintained by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea. USS Gabrielle Giffords littoral combat ship […]

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PN Warship

Philippine Navy Newest Warship Undergoes Sea Trials

BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the very first of two multi-mission frigates built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Philippine Navy, has begun sea trials. Over the next several days, a specialized crew from the shipyard will be onboard as the ship cruises in oceans off Ulsan, Busan, and Mokpo for maneuverings and […]

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