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Phl Navy concludes participation in U.S.-led naval drills

The Philippine Navy has concluded its participation in a United States-led regional naval drill, utilizing some of its new assets and developing interoperability with foreign military hardware. The Palawan-based Naval Forces West (Navforwest) represented the PN in this year’s iteration of the Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT). Several assets, including the new frigate BRP […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneAug 19th, 2021

Navy eyes Cataduanes as base to guard Benham Rise

Military officials surveyed an island in Bagamanoc, Catanduanes, to determine if it could host a naval base that would guard the Philippine (Benham) Rise, the Navy said. The proposed forward operating base (FOB) on Panay Island would secure the exclusive economic zone in waters east of the country, as well as the extended continental shelf […] The post Navy eyes Cataduanes as base to guard Benham Rise appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Can submarines stop incursions in WPS?

If the navy’s surface ships are unable to stop Chinese encroachment in the West Philippine Sea, will adding three submarines to the naval force stop the rape of its natural resources and the building of military outposts?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Ancajas thankful to PH Navy

International Boxing Federation super flyweight champion Jerwin “The Pretty Boy” Ancajas expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the Philippine Navy for awarding him the prestigious “Gawad sa Kaunlaran Award” recently at its naval main headquarters, along Roxas Boulevard in Manila......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

China steps up naval drills

China's Shandong aircraft carrier has conducted exercises in the South China Sea – military drills which the People's Liberation Army (PLA) said will be regularly held in the disputed regional waters......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

Navy’s second missile-capable warship arrives from South Korea

The Philippine Navy on Tuesday officially welcomed its second missile-capable frigate, just hours after the new military chief said he would increase the presence of naval assets in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

Rocco na-stress sa military wedding: Tuloy pa ba to o re-schedule na lang natin?

NAPAKARAMING hirap at sakripisyo ang pinagdaanan ng bagong kasal na sina Rocco Nacino at Melissa Gohing para maging matagumpay ang kanilang military wedding. Ginanap ito last week sa isang port sa Maynila sa mismong open deck ng naval warship na BRP Davao Del Sur LD602 ng Philippine Navy. Maraming napa-wow at na-impress sa naisip na venue […] The post Rocco na-stress sa military wedding: Tuloy pa ba to o re-schedule na lang natin? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2021

Submarine maker opens Manila office to assist PH Navy

French defense system provider Naval Group said Tuesday it opened an office in Manila, marking the start of long-term cooperation with the Philippines......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2020

French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy

MANILA, Philippines—French shipbuilder Naval Group will open an office in Manila in early 2021 as it seeks to advance its serious interest in supplying the Philippine Navy’s first ever submarines. The office opening would be the first step in fulfilling “a long-term commitment of cooperation and partnership in developing naval capabilities” for the Philippines, said […] The post French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

North Luzon Navy initiates Saranay Cagayan to aid flood victims

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA) - The Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) has initiated a donation drive for individuals and families affected by the massive flooding in the Cagayan Valley Region......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

NFNL troops augment massive rescue and relief operations in Cagayan

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, Nov. 15 (PIA) - - Personnel of the Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) of the Philippine Navy has augmented the ongoing massive rescue and relief operations to the subme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Navy unit in La Union to deploy WASAR teams in Cagayan

SAN FERNNADO CITY, Nov. 14 (PIA) - The Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) here will conduct humanitarian assistance to local government units in Cagayan province severely affected by flooding cause.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Navy deploys more rescuers in Cagayan

(PNA file photo) MANILA – The Philippine Navy (PN) on Saturday said it will deploy two water search-and-rescue (WASAR) teams to augment the current inter-agency rescue efforts for flood-affected families and residents of Cagayan. Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, PN public affairs office chief, said the WASAR-trained teams will come from the Naval Forces Northern Luzon facility […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020

Navy unit in La Union to deploy WASAR teams in Cagayan

SAN FERNNADO CITY, Nov. 14 (PIA) - The Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) here will conduct humanitarian assistance to local government units in Cagayan province severely affected by flooding cause.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 14th, 2020

PH Navy seizes P150-million smuggled cigarettes in waters off Tawi-Tawi

ZAMBOANGA CITY (PNA) – The Naval Task Force 61 and its 3rd Boat Attack Division have intercepted a shipment of P150-million worth of smuggled cigarettes off Tawi-Tawi, a top Navy official said Saturday. A Navy personnel checks the boxes at the cargo hold of the wooden-hulled M/L Nur 1, which came from Tarakan, Indonesia, and was en route to Indanan, Sulu. The Naval Task Force 61 and its 3rd Boat Attack Division seized from the boat on Friday (Nov. 6, 2020) some PHP150 million worth of smuggled cigarettes off Simunul, Tawi-Tawi. (Photo courtesy of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao Public Information Office/ PNA/ MANILA BULLETIN) They seized the shipment in waters off the island town of Simunul at about 9 p.m. on Friday, Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) Commander Commodore Toribio Adaci Jr. said.Adaci said the wooden-hull vessel  M/L Nur 1 was intercepted following a tip-off on the entry of the smuggled cigarettes.He said the Nur 1 was found to be loaded with some 3,000 master cases of undocumented cigarettes with an estimated market value of P150 million.The boat came from Tarakan, Indonesia, and was en route to a private wharf in Indanan, Sulu.It was skippered by Sahibul Hiyang Sirajan and had an eight-man crew.“It has been the modus operandi of smugglers operating in the region to drop off their goods somewhere and utilize several smaller boats to distribute them to the different places in Western Mindanao,” Adaci said.He said the Nur 1 was escorted to the Lamion Wharf in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi for refueling and reprovisioning and would be escorted to this city for turnover to the Bureau of Customs.Appropriate charges will be filed against the owner of the cargo, the vessel, and its crew......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsNov 8th, 2020

A unique partnership

There has been an unexpected union between the Philippine Navy and the Tagapagtaguyod ng Sining at Kultura ng Pilipinas (TSKP). The Philippine Navy is the naval branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). The AFP is responsible for upholding the sovereignty of our Republic, supporting the Constitution and defending Philippine territory against all enemies foreign and domestic. TSKP on the other hand, is a nongovernmental and nonpolitical organization which was organized to develop and promote Philippine arts and culture, and to use arts and culture as a means to educate Filipinos on Philippine history, traditions, and foster distinct values including nationhood and patriotism......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 15th, 2020

Baron Geisler to undergo training as military reservist

BY NEIL RAMOS   Baron Geisler is signing up to become a military reservist under the Philippine Navy. On Instagram, the controversial actor, who had been involved in numerous altercations with fellow celebrities in the past, announced that he’ll be joining the reserved force by posting a series of photos of him at the 511th Naval […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 12th, 2020

Hirit ni Winwyn sa may mga baril: ‘Wag kang stupid, ‘wag kang feeling action star

NAGPAALALA ang Kapuso beauty queen-actress sa lahat ng mga gun owner sa bansa na maging responsable sa lahat ng pagkakataon. Kasalukuyang sumasailalim sa military training ang dalaga bilang isa sa mga estudyante ng Philippine Navy Naval Force. Sa kanyang Instagram account, nag-post si Winwyn ng ilang litrato na kuha habang nag-aaral ng tamang paggamit ng […] The post Hirit ni Winwyn sa may mga baril: ‘Wag kang stupid, ‘wag kang feeling action star appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2020

Think tanks warns Sangley as next province of China, calls for stay of Naval base

Alarmed by the "seeming cluelessness" of Palace officials on the participation of a red-flagged Chinese contractor in the consortium that bagged the Sangley International Airport project, a local think tank warned Thursday the country may again be caught flat-footed "that Sangley Point in Cavite is already a 'province of China.'".....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 17th, 2020

Navy cites historical value of Sangley Point

Clarifying that the Navy is not against the plan to put up an international airport in Sangley Point, Cavite, Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo said the Sangley Point Naval Base and its historical value to the country should be preserved......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2020

Removing Sangley naval base will leave Manila defenseless

Removing the naval base in Sangley, Cavite, for an international airport will leave Manila defenseless. Bay reclamation for runways will spur disastrous floods. Historic landmarks will be demolished. Thus the Philippine Navy opposes dislocation of its principal base by a purely commercial venture......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020