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

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

Surface-to-air missiles for PH Navy frigates delivered to the country

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The Mistral 3 Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) of the two Jose Rizal frigates of the Philippine Navy (PN) – BRP Jose Rizal (FF150) and BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) – was delivered at Subic Bay International Airport in Bataan on Friday, October 8. The procurement and delivery of the Mistral SAMs is part of the PN Frigate… Continue reading Surface-to-air missiles for PH Navy frigates delivered to the country

BRP Jose Rizal maintains advantage at sea through training

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BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) conducts operational level training for Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM), Fire Control Radar (FCR), and 76mm Super Rapid Multi-Feeding Gun from their respective Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). Alongside with these trainings, FF150 is continuing the Combat Information Centre Personnel Qualification Standard (CICPQS) Course, a pilot program for CIC and Weapons Personnel to elevate… Continue reading BRP Jose Rizal maintains advantage at sea through training

BRP Antonio Luna performs CBRN attack defense training and exercises

The BRP Antonio Luna, the Philippine Navy’s second guided-missile frigate, has demonstrated its capacity to safeguard its crewmen from chemical attack. “As the newest and the most capable asset in the Philippine Navy, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) conducts regular training and exercise so that it can respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) attacks,”… Continue reading BRP Antonio Luna performs CBRN attack defense training and exercises

2 Navy ships join forces to save stranded fishermen off Bataan coast

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The Philippine Navy’s Flagships, the Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Jose Rizal (FF150) and BRP Manobo (LC297), work together to save four stranded fishermen off the coast of Mariveles, Bataan. The Commanding Officer of LC297 promptly maneuvered and came to the help of the distressed motorized fishing boat after receiving a radio call from… Continue reading 2 Navy ships join forces to save stranded fishermen off Bataan coast

BRP Jose Rizal performs simulation scenarios in accordance with Pagbubuklod 2021 Exercise objective

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BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) executes simulated scenarios for Anti-Ship Missile Defense Maneuver, Air Craft Control Vectoring, Over The Horizon Targeting, and Air Defense Exercise with the Philippine Navy (PN)’s Islander Aircraft and AW109 Helicopter. The simulated engagement with Surface-to-Surface and Surface-to-Air missiles, 76MM Super Rapid Gun, 30MM Stabilized Gun, and Decoy Launch System is the… Continue reading BRP Jose Rizal performs simulation scenarios in accordance with Pagbubuklod 2021 Exercise objective

Philippine Navy inspection team approves BRP Antonio Luna

BRP Antonio Luna (FF151), the Philippine Navy’s second frigate, has completed its sea acceptance trials, which culminated in a series of warfare capability demonstrations off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea, from December 14 to 18, 2020. After personally observing the warship’s performance during the sea trials, Rear Admiral Alberto B. Carlos, the chairman of the… Continue reading Philippine Navy inspection team approves BRP Antonio Luna