Philippine Navy Receives Funding for New OPV Program

The Department of Budget and Management released the initial funding worth PHP3 billion for the Philippine Navy’s (PN)’s acquisition of six offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). The Special Allotment Release Order (SARO)-BMD-D-22-0004970, was released to the Department of the National Defense (DND) on Thursday, to “cover the funding requirement for the Offshore Patrol Vessel Acquisition of the Philippine Navy under the…

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IAI & HHI to Supply Philippine Navy with ALPHA 3D Radar Systems

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed an agreement to supply the Philippine Navy with IAI’s ALPHA 3D Radar Systems. The systems will be integrated on the Philippine Navy’s new Corvette ships. IAI is a global leader in the development of advanced naval technologies. Developed by IAI’s ELTA Division, the ALPHA 3D Radar System is a lightweight,…

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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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