Navy to Decommission Four Ships in March

February 12, 2021 – The Philippine Navy (PN) will be decommissioning four ships next month. In a message to the Philippine News Agency (PNA) Thursday night, PN chief, Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo said these are the BRP Quezon (PS-70), a former Auk-class minesweeper of the US Navy constructed during World War II and transferred to the PN in 1967;…

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Philippine Navy Takes Part in Gunnery Exercise of Eastern Visayas

January 27, 2021 – Philippine Navy vessel BRP SALVADOR ABCEDE (PC114) spearheaded the conduct of a Joint Gunnery Exercise (GUNNEX) dubbed as the “1st PA-PN Joint Gunnery Exercise of Eastern Visayas” with Army participants from 802nd Brigade, Philippine Army on 24 January 2021 at the sea waters South of Camotes Island. The GUNNEX simulated a scenario of hot pursuit to…

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