Navy conducts medical mission, community support program in Pangasinan

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The Naval Forces Northern Luzon and 702nd IB PA conducted a medical mission and community support program at Brgy. Nibaliw West Vidal San Fabian, Pangasinan on Saturday, November 27, 2021. The outreach initiative began with a mangrove planting operation in which uniformed personnel, fishermen, barangay authorities, and citizen volunteers all participated. Overall, 178 medical consultations… Continue reading Navy conducts medical mission, community support program in Pangasinan

Navy vessel transports medical paraphernalia to island provinces

The Philippine Navy’s Multipurpose Assault Craft (MPAC) delivered on Sunday, November 28, 34 cartons of syringes and needles to Sulu. The items are for the three-day National Vaccination Days, which will take place from November 29 to December 1. “We are assisting the Ministry of Health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in… Continue reading Navy vessel transports medical paraphernalia to island provinces

BRP Jose Rizal conducts exercises with Pakistan Navy’s most advanced frigate

The Philippine Navy’s multi-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF150) and the Pakistan Navy’s most advanced frigate, PNS Tughril (F-261), took part in Passing Exercises (PASSEX) off Matinloc Platform, El Nido, Palawan on Friday, November 26, 2021. Various naval exercises such as Semaphore Exercise (SEMAPHOREX), Flag Hoisting Exercise (FLAGEX), and simple maneuvers were also included in… Continue reading BRP Jose Rizal conducts exercises with Pakistan Navy’s most advanced frigate

Navy conducts shipboard familiarization and drills to 30 student reservists

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Through BRP Abraham Campo (PC396), Naval Task Force 50 (NTF50) and Naval Reserve Center – Western Visayas (NRCen-WV) successfully conducted a one-day shipboard familiarization and drills. On November 19, 2021, 30 student-reservists under the direction of NRCen-WV took part in a familiarization training along the seawaters of Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. The student reservists were… Continue reading Navy conducts shipboard familiarization and drills to 30 student reservists

Navy takes part in ‘Scubasurero’ coastal and undersea clean-up in Cebu

Photo by: Civil Military Operations Unit - Cebu(CMOU-C); Naval Special Operations Unit Five (NAVSOU5)

In collaboration with the Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa, the Naval Forces Central’s Civil Military Operation Unit – Central (CMOU-C) took part in the “Scubasurero” coastal and undersea clean-up activity. On November 18, 2021, the exercise was undertaken in collaboration with the resort’s corporate staff as part of a scheduled undersea clean-up effort at the… Continue reading Navy takes part in ‘Scubasurero’ coastal and undersea clean-up in Cebu

AFP concludes Joint Inter-Operability Exercise 5 ‘Amphibious Operations’

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines, through the Philippine Navy and Naval Forces Central, led the Amphibious Operations Exercise in Antique Province, Panay Island on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Amphibious Operations is a military operation launched from the sea by an Amphibious Force (AF) to conduct landing force operations within the littorals. The littorals include land… Continue reading AFP concludes Joint Inter-Operability Exercise 5 ‘Amphibious Operations’

BRP Jose Rizal conducts exercises with 2 Japan Maritime Self-Defense ships

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The Philippine Navy frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF150) on Sunday, November 14, conducted Passing Exercises (PASSEX) in the waters near Subic, Zambales, with the visiting Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) vessels, JS Kaga (DDH-184) and JS Murasame (DD-101). The purpose of PASSEX, according to the PN and JMSDF, was to exercise collaboration and boost operational… Continue reading BRP Jose Rizal conducts exercises with 2 Japan Maritime Self-Defense ships

Philippine Navy ships participate in AJEX DAGIT-PA in Western Visayas

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BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) and BRP Tarlac (LD601) of the Philippine Navy departed Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila, for the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Joint Exercise (AJEX) “DAGIT-PA” 05-21 Maritime and Amphibious Operations, which would be held off the coast of Western Visayas. FF151 and LD601 carried about 400 AFP soldiers from the Philippine… Continue reading Philippine Navy ships participate in AJEX DAGIT-PA in Western Visayas

Navy provides 57 student reservists with shipboard familiarization and drills

Photo courtesy of BRP Abraham Campo (PC396)

A two-day shipboard familiarization and drills were successfully conducted by the Naval Reserve Center – Eastern Visayas (NRCen-EV) and BRP Abraham Campo (PC396). From November 6-7, 2021, 57 student-reservists under the guidance of NRCen-EV engaged in familiarization training. The student reservists were given a unit briefing, departmental orientation, familiarization tour, and shipboard evolution drills by… Continue reading Navy provides 57 student reservists with shipboard familiarization and drills

Navy personnel gives early Christmas present to fishermen in Davao Oriental

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During one of their regular inspections of fishing vessels while operating in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone about 70 nautical miles (112 kilometers) east of Davao Oriental on Monday, November 8, 2021, LTJG Aira Aguilar PN of BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) was seen giving early Christmas presents to a group of fishermen in the spirit… Continue reading Navy personnel gives early Christmas present to fishermen in Davao Oriental