RAN vessels conducted exercises with PH frigate FF151, brings Australia’s flagship engagement activity to the Philippines

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Three Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessels, Her Majesty’s Australian Ships (HMAS) Canberra III, Anzac, and Sirius, arrived in the country for Australia’s flagship annual engagement activity, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2021 (IPE21). Earlier in the day, the Philippine Navy (PN) frigate BRP Antonio Luna FF151 conducted series of exercises with the IPE21 task group in the vicinity… Continue reading RAN vessels conducted exercises with PH frigate FF151, brings Australia’s flagship engagement activity to the Philippines

Australian, Philippine Navy chiefs discuss mutual interests, reaffirm ties

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Vice Adm. Adeluis Bordado, Flag Officer In Command of the Philippine Navy (PN), held an inaugural virtual conference with Vice Adm. Michael Noonan, Royal Australian Navy (RAN), on Tuesday, September 28. Ensuring a safe, free and open Indo-Pacific as among the PN and RAN’s mutual and shared interests was the centerpiece of the discussion between… Continue reading Australian, Philippine Navy chiefs discuss mutual interests, reaffirm ties

Philippine, Australian navy ships conducts maritime drills to promote peace and stability

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Aimed at promoting peace and stability in the region, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) of the Philippine Navy (PN) and two Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessels engaged in the at-sea portion of Exercise Lumbas 2021 on Saturday, September 25, 2021, for the “maneuver exercise, division tactics, and formations in column and abreast using NATO coded… Continue reading Philippine, Australian navy ships conducts maritime drills to promote peace and stability