Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Manila

October 23, 2019 – As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific, Indian Navy ships Sahyadri and Kiltan are making a port call at Manila, Philippines from 23 – 26 Oct 19. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the Operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, based…

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Two South Korean Warships Visit Manila

September 3, 2019 – Two Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) vessels, the destroyer Munmu the Great (DDH-976) and fast combat support ship Hwacheon (AOE-59), arrived in Pier 15, Manila South Harbor, Monday for a three-day goodwill visit to the Philippines. Lt. Cmdr. Maria Christina A. Roxas, PN acting director for public affairs, said these naval ships are part of the…

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Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Manila

August 7, 2019 – The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in Manila for a brief port call that highlights the strong community and military connections between Philippines and the United States on August 7. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike group includes Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruisers USS Chancellorsville (CG…

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USS Chief Arrives in Manila

March 17, 2019 – The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) arrived in Manila, Philippines, March 17, for a port visit. Chief is visiting Manila while operating in U.S. 7th Fleet to work with our Philippines partners to strengthen regional security and stability, and enhance interoperability. “The crew of Chief is thrilled at the opportunity to visit Manila,”…

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Chinese Naval Contingent in Manila for Four Day Visit

January 16, 2019 – A task force from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of China, consisting of two frigates and a replenishment ship, will dock at Pier 15, South Harbor in Manila for a four-day goodwill visit beginning Thursday. Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson Capt. Jonathan Zata, said in a statement Wednesday that the contingent, composed of the frigates Wuhu…

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Russian Ships Visit Manila

January 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, a detachment of warships (OBK) of the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) as part of the flagship of the Order of Nakhimov Guards missile cruiser (GRKR) “Varyag”, a large anti-submarine ship (BOD) “Admiral Panteleyev” and a large sea tanker “Boris Butoma” called at the port of Manila (Philippines). As part of the visit, Pacific…

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Korean Coast Guard Training Ship Visits Philippines

September 10, 2018 – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) welcomed the Korea Coast Guard (KCG) Training Vessel 3011 “Badaro” as it officially visits the country for the first time today, 10 September at South Harbor, Port Area in Manila. KCG 3011 “Badaro” is a training vessel for a total of 69 cadets of the Korean Coast Guard Academy (KCGA). Badaro,…

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Russian Navy Conducts PASSEX with Philippine Navy After Manila Departure

On April 14th, a Pacific Fleet task force composed of the major ASW ships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and middle sea tanker Pechenga completed its unofficial visit to Manila, which began June 9th. During the visit, the detachment commander Captain 1 Rank Oleg Korolyov met with the Commander of the Navy and Commander of the Coast Guard of the Philippines.…

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USNS Millinocket arrives in Manila with embarked 7th Fleet Staff

USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) and embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff Sailors and Marines arrived in Manila, Republic of the Philippines June 11. Manila is the final port of the U.S. 7th Fleet theater security cooperation (TSC) patrol. More than 40 servicemembers including the U.S. 7th Fleet band and Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) Marines will participate in community relations…

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USS Theodore Roosevelt Arrives in Manila

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) arrived in Manila for a scheduled port visit April 11. “We are excited to visit the Philippines and spend time in this part of the Indo-Pacific,” said Rear Adm. Steve Koehler, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9. “The Philippines has long been a part of U.S. Navy history, and…

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Bonhomme Richard Arrives in Okinawa, Offloads 3d MARDIV Marines

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrived at White Beach, Okinawa, to offload the 3d Marine Division (MARDIV), March 12. During the port visit, Bonhomme Richard will offload personnel and equipment of the 3d MARDIV following exercise Cobra Gold 2018.  Since embarking in January, 3d MARDIV and Bonhomme Richard have completed their participation in the 37th iteration of CG18, alongside the…

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Bonhomme Richard departs Manila

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), with embarked 3d Marine Division (MARDIV) Marines, departed Manila to continue a patrol in the Indo-Pacific region following a scheduled port visit, March 8. During the visit, the ship hosted distinguished visitors, including three ambassadors to the Republic of the Philippines, several key Indo-Pacific region military officers, and local leaders for a capabilities brief and…

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Carl Vinson Strike Group Completes Manila Port Call

The Carl Vinson Strike Group departed Manila February 20 after a four-day port call. More than 5,500 Sailors from aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived Feb. 16 to visit local attractions and participate in community service projects. Crew members assisted residents of Quezon City by helping clear debris at a…

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Carl Vinson Strike Group arrives in Manila for port visit

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Manila, Feb. 16, for a routine port visit during a Western Pacific deployment. More than 5,500 Sailors from both vessels will visit local attractions and participate in community service projects while in the Philippine capital. “We are just very thankful for the support we have from the…

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