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  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities

    Three members of the Philippine Navy were given awarded during the flag raising ceremony held at the Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN). Capt. Alberto B Carlos, Commissary Steward 2nd Class Felix B Guaves and Sgt. Eugene J. Padilla were awarded with the Plaque of Recognition for being adjudged as The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS). TOPS is […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Philippine Navy and the Philippine Air Force have commenced a joint exercise on Monday, September 07. The exercise was launched in an Opening Ceremony held at Suarez Hall, Fleet Support Force, Naval Base Heracleo Alano, Sangley Point, Cavite City. Codenamed DAGIT 2015, the PN-PAF Interoperability Exercise (IOX), is taking place in the areas of Naval Base […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    According to Lieutenant Colonel Omar Tonsay, the Philippine Navy is about to host joint maritime exercises with Vietnamese and Thai navies, with the aim of fortifying mutual cooperation. The said cooperation should include exchange of shipbuilding expertise and skills, exchange of visits, along with possibilities for education and training of personnel. On March 11-14 Philippine […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    His Excellency Gilles Garachon, the French Ambassador to the Philippines together with Lieutenant Colonel Yann Dirou, the Non-Resident Defence Attache of France to the Philippines visited Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) and paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Jesus C Millan last November 22, 2012. The visit aims to discuss some […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Philippine Navy is preparing for the arrival of its second warship BRP Ramon Alcaraz, according to gma news. The warship, which is on the way to the Philippines, is expected to arrive in Subic Bay on August 4th. However, before arriving to its final destination the ship will stop at Guam over the weekend. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities

    A top member of the Abu Sayaf Group (ASG) was captured by the Philippine Navy with other government law enforcement agencies June 22, 2014.   Sattar Abdulla aka Abu Satar was captured while hiding in Tulnalutan Island, Zamboanga City by the Philippine Navy units. Sattar has a pending Warrant of Arrest and frequently being pursued […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities

    Edmond Borja, proprietor of Merlion Fishing Supply, donated two 5-tonner boats to the Philippine Navy.   According to the Navy Chief, Vice Adm. Jesus C Millan, the boats will be beneficial in supporting the administrative requirements of the floating assets that will be stationed especially in Naval Forces West (NFW), the unit that will be […]

  • 18 November 2013

    The Philippine Navy through its Naval Forces based in Southern Luzon deployed BRP Dagupan City (LC 551), a logistics support vessel and BRP Tagbanua (AT 296), a landing craft utility vessel from the City of Cebu to Matnog Pier to address the ongoing congestion of stranded rescuers, relief operations and military troops. Another four Philippine […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Philippine Navy has commissioned its first purpose-built frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF150).

  • 4 July 2013
    Industry news

    The Philippine Navy is preparing to get the Hamilton-class cutter, formerly known as USCGC Dallas (WHEC-716), now named BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), underway July 5.  The ship was acquired by the Philippines from the U.S. under the Department of Defense’s Foreign Military Sales program for 400 million Philippine pesos ($9.26 million), May 22, 2012. “The […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Filipino hospitality was made known once again on May 27, 2013, when the Philippine Navy showed a warm welcome to Admiral Marsetio, Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy (CNS,IN) who visited the country together with his wife and staff members. The program and activities included  within the framework of the visit were successfully […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    PT PAL Indonesia Shipyard commenced the production of the first of two strategic sealift vessels (SSVs) for the Philippine Navy. The steel-cutting ceremony was held in Surabaya, Indonesia, on January 22, 2015. This marked the start of a USD 90 million worth warship contract, which is the company’s first ever foreign order. PT PAL expects to deliver this first vessel […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Delegates from Japan Joint Staff College (JJSC) headed by Lieutenant General Tsugio Ishino, the Commandant visited on June 5, 2013 the Headquarters of the Philippine Navy (HPN) and paid a courtesy call on the Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Jose Luis M. Alano. The visit to HPN is part of their activities in connection with the […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Vessels

    In a sail-off ceremony that took place at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the Philippine Navy’s new missile-capable warship set sail for Subic, the Philippines, on May 18, 2020. To be christened BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the newbuild is the first of two 2,600-ton multi-mission frigates ordered by the Philippine Navy […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Training & Education

    The U.S. and Philippine navies completed a coordinated patrol in the Sulu Sea at the invitation of the Government of the Philippines, July 1. During the operation, crews from the Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and the Del Pilar-class Frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF 16) worked closely together to detect and deter threats […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Philippine Navy provided a warm welcome for the visit of Honorable Ante Kotromanovic’, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Croatia and Party to Headquarters Philippine Navy at Naval Station Jose V Andrada (NSJA), Roxas Blvd., Manila last October 1, 2012. The visit was highlighted by an Arrival Honors for the Defense Minister […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Authorities

    Philippine Navy and Coast Guard forces prevented Abu Sayyaf pirates from hijacking a general cargo vessel east of Basilan Island, the Philippines on Tuesday. According to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre, six armed persons in a speed boat chased and fired upon the vessel. The Oceanic Shipping Lines owned ‘MV Ocean Kingdom’ was en route to Davao […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Industry news

    The Philippine Navy has received its second major warship today, reported the eagle.com. BRP Ramon Alcaraz, a former U.S. Coastguard cutter, was welcomed by the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III while pulling into Subic Bay. The President stated that the ship will further contribute to intensification of their patrolling of the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone, […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Philippine Navy is set to benefit from an upgraded Rafael Ramos naval base in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, which will be upgraded under a PHP1 billion (approx. US$18.6M) project, the Philippine News Agency said in a report. Following the upgrades, which will include dredging, new wharfs, beaching ramps and a berthing area, the base will be able to […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Philippine Navy (PN) joined the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP) in commemoration of the National Peace Consciousness Month 2014, with the theme: “Nagkakaisang Bayan para sa Kapayapaan”.   A simultaneous Flag Raising Ceremony, recitation of the Harmony Prayer and reiteration of the Pledge of Peace were collectively conducted by PN […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities

    Three warships from the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) paid a visit to Manila, the Philippines, recently. Her Thai Majesty’s Ship HTMS Kraburi, HTMS Bangpakong and HTMS Pattani arrived with midshipmen from Royal Thai Naval Cadet (RTNC) Training, RTN onboard. The visit was part of the training voyage that aimed at providing the midshipmen the necessary knowledge, skills and hands-on […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    As part of capability upgrade and defense modernization, the Philippine Navy activated on Wednesday, April 03, 2013 three (3) more offices/units which according to the Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Jose Luis M Alano, will play a very critical role especially in the enhancement of strategies, doctrines and war plans in order to cope up or […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy and Philippine Navy military exercise, LUMBAS 2014, has drawn to a close, after two weeks of intensive training. Armidale Class Patrol Boat, HMAS Larrakia, travelled to Davao, in the Philippines for the annual exercise, which focused on maritime security and interdiction operations. Commanding Officer of Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander David McPherson said […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In commemoration of the 442nd Founding Anniversary of the City of Manila, Mayor Alfredo Lim led a Wreath Laying Ceremony on June 24, 2013 at Bonifacio Memorial Shrine, Manila. He was joined by the Philippine Navy host, Commander Harry Jan R Delgado. Aside from providing the military host, the Philippine Navy also provided ceremonial elements […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Authorities

    Two Russian Navy ships with the deputy commander of Russia’s Pacific Fleet on board docked in Manila, Philippines on January 3. The good-will visit that will last until January 7 will not involve any naval exercises but Rear Adm. Eduard Mikhailov told reporters that Russia was looking forward to staging naval exercises with the Philippines in the future. The drills could […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has cut first steel for the second Philippine Navy frigate at its Pohang site on Monday. The steel cutting ceremony for the second of two frigates on order took place five months after the South Korean shipbuilder started construction on the first unit in the class. The frigates […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) rescued thirty eight local tourists, including two infants and eight members of the Philippine Army, who were stranded at Great Sta Cruz, Island, Barangay Sta. Barbara, Zamboanga City due to bad weather on 20 July 2013. Early afternoon two days ago, while PN vessels were at sea conducting Search and […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Industry news

      President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the release of P4.95 billion to buy six helicopters and a high-endurance cutter and finance other e… (manilastandardtoday) [mappress] Source: manilastandardtoday, September 9, 2011;

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Commander of Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), First Admiral Pengiran Norazmi Bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad visited the Headquarters, Philippine Navy (HPN) on June 08, 2015, and rendered a courtesy call to the Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy (FOIC, PN) Vice Admiral Jesus C Millan. First Admiral Norazmi who just assumed post on March 13, […]