DND chief extends sympathies to families of 3 airmen, 3

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has released a statement regarding the crash of one Philippine Air Force (PAF) S-70i Blackhawk helicopter. He extended sympathies to the families of three airmen and three pilots of the said helicopter. “We at the Department of National Defense extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the three pilots […]Read More

Former President Aquino advocated strengthening of our defense, security capabilities

“The Department of National Defense joins the nation in grieving the demise of former President Benigno Aquino III,” National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement. “Serving as our country’s leader from 2010-2016, President Aquino advocated the strengthening of our defense and security capabilities to support national development,” Secretary Lorenzana added. “During his term, […]Read More

Philippine Navy successfully test fires 2.75-inch rockets

The Philippine Navy has conducted a test firing activity for 2.75-inch rockets through rocket launchers installed on AW-109 naval helicopter. Philippine Fleet commander Rear Admiral Alberto B. Carlos observed the test firing on June 22 at Crow Valley Range, Capas, Tarlac. “As the primary provider of Naval ships and aircrafts, RADM Carlos saw through the […]Read More

PAF Huey helicopters flying back to bases for proper storage

The Philippine Air Force (PAF)’s 205ᵗʰ Tactical Helicopter Wing has said that UH-1H Huey helicopters deployed at Wallace Air Station, La Union, performed a one-time flight to Clark Air Base, Pampanga on June 8. The helicopter wing said Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff has approved the one-time flight of all Hueys […]Read More

Navy chief officially visits corvette BRP Conrado Yap

Newly installed Philippine Navy Flag Officer-in-Command Rear Admiral Adeluis S. Bordado conducted his first official visit as Navy chief aboard corvette BRP Conrado Yap (PS39). “Flag Officer In Command, Rear Adm. Adeluis Bordado, was warmly welcomed by the officers and crew of BRP Conrado Yap (PS39) during his visit before the ship’s deployment to the […]Read More

China’s presence in West PHL Sea insult to PHL Independence

China’s presence in the West Philippine Sea is an insult to Philippine Independence, Senator Risa Hontiveros said in a statement. “I call on my fellow patriots to assert our nation’s dignity, pride, and sovereign rights. I call on all Filipinos to proclaim – so that China and the other world powers will hear – that […]Read More

2 FA-50PH jets escort C-295 aircraft during patrol in Philippine

The members of National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) participated in a patrol operation to Philippine Rise on June 12. “Members of the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea joined in the solidarity maritime patrol operation onboard a C-295 flying over the Philippine Rise and escorted by two FA-50 jet […]Read More

Philippine Navy deploys new frigate BRP Antonio Luna to Palawan

The Philippine Navy today, June 10 deployed its second modern frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) to Naval Forces West (NAVFORWEST) in Palawan. A send-off ceremony was held at Pier 13 with the Philippine Navy Flag Officer-in-Command Rear Admiral Adeluis Bordado as the presiding officer. Philippines Fleet commander Rear Admiral Alberto Carlos was also present during […]Read More