BRP Antonio Luna Sea Trials in September

August 25, 2020 – Sea trials for the Philippine Navy (PN)’s second missile-frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), are tentatively scheduled by mid-September. “The tentative schedule for (sea trials is on) mid-September. However, it is still not yet finalized,” said Navy public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, in a message to the Philippine News Agency on Monday. Sea…

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Missile-frigate BRP Antonio Luna arriving next year

August 11, 2020 – Due to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), the sister ship of missile-frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), is expected to be delivered by January or February next year. “We are expecting FF-151 January or February 2021, still ahead of the delivery date per contract, which is March 2021,” said Philippine Navy…

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BRP Jose Rizal’s 6th sea trial ‘generally satisfactory’

February 25, 2020 – The sixth sea acceptance trial of the Philippine Navy (PN)’s first-ever missile frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), was generally satisfactory. “The 6th Sea Acceptance Trial (SAT) of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) conducted in Ulsan, South Korea on 16-22 February 2020 was generally satisfactory according to the Frigate Acquisition Project, Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee headed by…

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