France, PHL navies hold expert exchange on submarine

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Officials of Philippine Navy and French Navy are conducting a 4-day Subject Matter Expert Exchange on submarine starting today, January 13.

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The Philippine Navy said the said activity is “in preparation for the upcoming acquisition of the submarine as part of the Philippine Navy modernization program.”

The Navy said it aims “to help in the PN warfare capability development program.”

“The Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Rey T Dela Cruz, received on behalf of the Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy, the delegates of the French Navy mission led by Colonel Emmanuel Peltriaux, the Non-Resident Defense Attaché to the Philippines together with Commander Jean-Christophe Marie and Commander Jeremy Bachelier who are specialists in French Submarine Forces and Surface Forces,” the Navy said.