Tag: Philippine Navy Acquisition

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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Remaining Crewmembers of PN New Warship Scheduled to Leave for California

The remaining officers and enlisted personnel tasked to man the country’s 3rd frigate, the BRP Andres Bonifacio (FF-17), is scheduled to leave for Alameda, California by the third week of September. “The remaining crew will depart on the third week of September from the Philippines to join their fellow crewmembers in Alameda, California,” Philippine Navy […]

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Multi Purpose Attack Craft

Philippine Navy to Purchase More MPAC

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — Procurement of more fast craft would bolster the Philippine Navy’s response in addressing the country’s internal security problems such as piracy, terrorism and kidnapping. “Acquisition of (more) fast craft will be of great help to our organization since it will provide additional defense and interdiction capability to thwart piracy, terrorism, […]

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ASW Helicopter

Philippine Navy Anti Submarine Helicopter

AgustaWestland is an aircraft manufacturer that was chosen by Department of National Defense (DND) to be the possible supplier of two (2) ASW helicopters named AW-159 “Wildcat”, an anti-submarine helicopters dealt with in the late 2015. AgustaWestland is currently in the stage of post-qualification check of DND with its 5.4 billion-peso helicopter project. This way, […]

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Ph Navy LPD

Philippine Navy SSV Trials Ongoing

Various trials are now ongoing to ensure that the country’s first strategic sealift vessel (SSV), the prospective BRP Tarlac (LD-601), will be ready for its journey to the Philippines and mission-ready upon arrival.Trials include testing of its propulsion and engine systems in various speed setting, said Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief Capt. Lued […]

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Philippine Navy 2015 – The Two Brand New Frigates Acquisition

From the offer and evaluation of Italian Maestrale Class Frigates… to a French frigate plan .. to a gossip of acquiring the decommissioned Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate.. a South Korean defense manufacturer offer an Incheon Class Frigate variant and finally the Philippine Government decision to acquire two brand new multimission frigates that able to operate […]

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