BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Photo credits to BRP Tausug (LC295)

The Philippine Navy landing craft BRP Tausug (LC295) has been tireless in carrying out various sealift, humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HADR) operations in the areas devastated by Typhoon Odette in Visayas. Since December 18, LC295 has been conducting sealift and HADR missions under the operational control of Naval Forces Central to assist those who have… Continue reading BRP Tausug performs sealift and HADR missions in typhoon-ravaged Visayas

Navy patrol craft BRP Enrique Jurado delivers relief goods to Cataban, Calibutan Islands

Photo courtesy of BRP Enrique Jurado (PC371)

Naval Forces Central on Sunday, December 26, 2021, deployed BRP Enrique Jurado (PC371) to Cataban and Calituban Islands in the municipality of Talibon, Bohol, to conduct a sealift and transport mission of various relief goods to typhoon-affected families. A total of 1,460 food packs were transported from the Talibon local government unit to the Cataban… Continue reading Navy patrol craft BRP Enrique Jurado delivers relief goods to Cataban, Calibutan Islands

Philippine Navy’s continuous relief operations, transport of essential supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit Visayas

Photos courtesy of S1JO Melchor M Alcala Jr PN (NFCPAO)

BRP Tarlac (LD 601), one of the Philippine Navy’s largest ships, arrives in Cebu port on Friday, December 31 for the second wave of relief assistance. The Philippine Navy ship is carrying hundreds of tons of essential supplies, such as relief goods, equipment, and a specialized team, to aid in the ongoing efforts to repair… Continue reading Philippine Navy’s continuous relief operations, transport of essential supplies to Typhoon Odette-hit Visayas

Navy conducts community relations activity in Bohol

Photo courtesy of BRP Abraham Campo (PC396)

Naval Forces Central conducted community relations activities at Balicasag Island, Bohol, through BRP Abraham Campo (PC396) and the 521st Naval Reserve Squadron (521st NSR) on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Commanding Officer, PC396, CDR Kenneth N. Rosalejos PN handed-over 60 personal protective equipment (PPE) laboratory gowns to Mayor of Panglao Island, Bohol represented by Alejandro Arbutante,… Continue reading Navy conducts community relations activity in Bohol

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’

Naval Forces Central conducts interagency naval training exercise

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Naval Forces Central’s Naval Task Force 50 units successfully performed the At-Sea events of Exercise Kadagatan 2021, themed “Interagency Collaboration for a Secured Visayas,” in the Cebu-Mactan area on Thursday (October 7, 2021). BRP Tausog (LC295), BRP Abraham Campo (PC396), 5th Patrol Boat Division (PB356 and PB358), Naval Special Operating Unit (NAVSOU) 5, Philippine National… Continue reading Naval Forces Central conducts interagency naval training exercise

Naval Forces Central successfully conducts joint buy-bust operation

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Naval Forces Central, together with other law enforcement agencies in the city of Lapu-Lapu confiscated illegal drugs (locally known as shabu) with an estimated value of P42 million and arrested three high value targets/drug personalities during the successful conduct of two buy-bust operations in Sangi Road, Brgy. Pajo and Sitio Mustang, Brgy. Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City,… Continue reading Naval Forces Central successfully conducts joint buy-bust operation

Western Visayas Navy Reservists plant trees in Bondari Peak

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Naval Forces Central, through the 523rd Naval Squadron Reserve-3rd Company based in Ormoc City, planted trees in Bondari Peak, Brgy. Masaba 2, Matag-ob, Leyte on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Twenty-five (25) naval reservists, in collaboration with the Bernie G. Tacoy (BGT) Foundation and Bondari Peak employees, planted mahogany tree seedlings in the aforementioned region. Trees… Continue reading Western Visayas Navy Reservists plant trees in Bondari Peak

2 NPA members peacefully surrender aboard Philippine Navy vessel

Photos by: PC372

The Naval Forces Central through Naval Task Group 2 deployed at Joint Task Force Storm area of responsibility, together with 63rd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army and Naval Intelligence Service Unit – Central successfully organized the peaceful surrender of two members of the CPP-NPA-Terrorists (CNTs) aboard the Philippine Navy Vessel BRP Alfredo Peckson (PC372)… Continue reading 2 NPA members peacefully surrender aboard Philippine Navy vessel