BRP Tarlac Completes First Visit to Vladivostok

October 10, 2018 (Google Translation) – The helicopter carrier landing platform dock Tarlac, the Philippines, has completed her first-ever visit to Vladivostok. She arrived in Vladivostok on October 1. During the visit there was an official meeting between Admiral Sergei Avatyants with Filipino delegation and the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation Carlos Sorreta. Filipino seamen visited the diesel-powered submarine Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the Pacific Fleet to learn about service conditions of the Russian submariners. At the Gornostay training ground, the guests watched the elements of amphibious…

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BRP Tarlac Visits Vladivostok

October 1, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today in Vladivostok, with the first business trip in history, the landing ship-dock (DVKD) “Tarlac” of the Navy of the Philippines arrived. The mooring of the ship at the main pier of the Pacific Fleet in the Golden Horn Bay was provided by tugs of a detachment of ships providing the main naval base. On behalf of the Pacific Fleet Command, Filipino sailors were welcomed by the temporary commander of the combination of surface ships of the fleet, Captain 1st Rank Dmitry Pashenyuk. By…

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US, Philippines Conclude Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama 2018

The U.S. and Philippine navies concluded Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018 at Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar, July 17. The week-long engagement involved Sailors and Marines from the U.S. and Philippine navies operating jointly in the air, on the ground, and on and under the sea. This year marks the 2nd iteration of the MTA series designed to strengthen the close partnership between the navies while cooperatively ensuring maritime security, stability and prosperity. “MTA Sama Sama 2018 is another great demonstration of the long-standing and rapidly growing network of…

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