Future frigate BRP Antonio Luna now en route to Philippines

The Philippine Navy’s future frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) was sent off today, February 5 in South Korea en route to Philippines.

Screengrabbed from www.facebook.com/kaTonying151 video

Philippine Defense and Armed Forces Attache (DAFA) in South Korea led the sent off ceremony. FF151 is expected to arrive in Subic on February 10.

Future BRP Antonio Luna is the sistership of BRP Jose Rizal (FF150) which was delivered and commissioned in 2020.

FF150 and FF151 were acquired through the Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) which was awarded to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of South Korea.

The two frigates are designed to be capable of conducting anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, and electronic warfare operations.