Crew of Future BRP Antonio Luna Training Onboard

January 14, 2021 – The officers and enlisted personnel aboard the prospective BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), the country’s second missile frigate, is now conducting unit training at sea. “(They are now conducting) unit training (as of this time). This means that the crew is now conducting a hands-on operation on the different systems aboard the ship. This includes machinery, weapons,…

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BRP Antonio Luna Conducting Weapons and Systems Trials

December 14, 2020 – The Philippine Navy (PN) on Monday said the country’s second missile frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), has departed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea for its sea acceptance trials (SAT) involving the various shipboard weapons and sensors scheduled for this week. “Focus of this week’s SAT will be on the various weapons and…

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BRP Antonio Luna Communications System Undergoing Tests

December 7, 2020 – The Philippine Navy (PN)’s prospective missile frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), will undergo a test of its communications system as part of its second sea acceptance trials this week. The test would be conducted off the waters of Ulsan, South Korea, PN public affairs office chief Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas said in an interview with…

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BRP Antonio Luna Sea Trials in September

August 25, 2020 – Sea trials for the Philippine Navy (PN)’s second missile-frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), are tentatively scheduled by mid-September. “The tentative schedule for (sea trials is on) mid-September. However, it is still not yet finalized,” said Navy public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, in a message to the Philippine News Agency on Monday. Sea…

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Missile-frigate BRP Antonio Luna arriving next year

August 11, 2020 – Due to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), the sister ship of missile-frigate BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), is expected to be delivered by January or February next year. “We are expecting FF-151 January or February 2021, still ahead of the delivery date per contract, which is March 2021,” said Philippine Navy…

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BRP Jose Rizal’s 6th sea trial ‘generally satisfactory’

February 25, 2020 – The sixth sea acceptance trial of the Philippine Navy (PN)’s first-ever missile frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), was generally satisfactory. “The 6th Sea Acceptance Trial (SAT) of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) conducted in Ulsan, South Korea on 16-22 February 2020 was generally satisfactory according to the Frigate Acquisition Project, Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee headed by…

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