Communist Chinese Dredge Caught Stealing Philippine Sand

January 28, 2021 – While conduct maritime security patrol aboard BRP Panglao (FPB-2402), personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Task Force Aduana and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) spotted an illegal and unauthorized Chinese dredger type vessel at vicinity seven nautical miles southwest off Orion Point, Bataan at around 11:00 a.m. yesterday, 27 January 2021. Upon boarding, the joint…

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NATO Chiefs of Defense Futureproof Military Might

January 28, 2021 – The thirty Allied Chiefs of Defence held their first Military Committee meeting of 2021 in a hybrid virtual/in person format. The meeting allowed the Military Committee to align military work priorities and discuss all current operations, missions and activities with contributing NATO partners. The Military Committee’s advice and guidance will play a vital part of the…

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Exercise Sea Dragon 2021 Concluded

January 28, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and several maritime partner nations successfully completed operations for the multilateral exercise Sea Dragon 2021 in Guam on Jan. 27. For two weeks, over 190 personnel from five nations conducted over 250 hours of ground and classroom training, culminating in high-level exercises to track a real-world U.S. Navy submarine. Commander Task Force 72,…

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