Navy Chief Thanks South Korea’s Support in Modernization During Visit of HHI’s Top Official

Philippine Navy (PN) Flag Officer In Command, Vice Adm. Adeluis Bordado received at the PN headquarters yesterday, August 3 the visiting top official of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Moon Young Park, the executive vice president and director for Marketing and Sales of the South Korean-based shipbuilding company.

During Mr. Moon’s courtesy call, Vice Admiral Bordado acknowledged the continuing support of HHI and the government of South Korea to the modernization efforts of the PN.

PN’s two multi-mission capable frigates, the BRP Jose Rizal and BRP Antonio Luna were built by HHI.

“We now have a modernizing Navy, so of course we need the expertise of a modern Navy like the Korean Navy to help us organize and build up our capabilities”, said Bordado.

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