US Turns Over Four Cessna Planes to Philippine Navy

On February 10, the United States turned over four Cessna 172 Skylark planes to the Philippine Naval Air Wing based in Sangley Point, Cavite as part of a Php298.1 million ($5.8 million) grant under the Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program. The Cessna planes will be used to train new naval aviators, as well as to maintain the capabilities of current…

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US Turns Over Boat Facility to Philippine Marine Corps

On February 10, the United States turned over a newly constructed assault boat pier and maintenance bay facility in Ternate, Cavite to the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) as part of a small-scale construction Foreign Military Financing (FMF) grant. The newly completed facility in Ternate is one of three FMF construction projects, valued overall at Php256.9 million ($5 million). The two…

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Philippine Navy Refurbishes Floating Drydock at Cavite

In its drive to revitalize all its floating assets, the Naval Shipyard made a big leap once again as it conducted earlier today the successful operational test on one of its drydocking facilities, YD205, at Commodore Posadas Wharf, NAVSHIP Complex, Cavite City. Upholding the core values of the Command towards excellence, a two-day pre-operational test activity such as tabletop exercises…

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