BRP Davao del Sur Completes Port Call in Vladivostok

July 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – The amphibious assault ship helicopter-dock (DVKD) of the Navy of the Philippines “Davao del Sur” completed a friendly visit to Vladivostok, where he arrived on 26 July. During the visit, the Philippine Navy warship took part in a naval parade dedicated to the Day of the Navy in Vladivostok. The command staff of the ship was received by the commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergei Avakyants. Excursions to historical places of the city were held for foreign guests, and sailors took part in…

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RIMPAC-bound PH ships join formation exercise

Philippine Navy (PN) ships, strategic sealift vessel BRP Davao Del Sur (LD-602) and frigate BRP Andres Bonifacio (FF-17), took part in a formation exercise with other “Rim of the Pacific” (RIMPAC)-bound vessels as it was passing through Johnson Atoll while headed to Hawaii. Cmdr. Jonathan Zata, PN spokesperson, said the formation exercise took place Sunday morning. Other participants in the exercise were Japan’s helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH-182), India’s Shivalik-class stealth frigate, the INS Sahyadri (F-19), the American Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS William P. Lawrence, and Singapore’s Formidable-class stealth frigate,…

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