Philippine Fleet completes training for sonar, missile, torpedo operators


The Philippine Fleet’s Fleet Training and Doctrines Center (FTDC) has conducted a joint graduation ceremony for four fleet rating courses namely the Fire Control Basic Specialization Course Cl-01, Missileman Basic Specialization Course Cl-01, Sonarman Basic Specialization Course Cl-01, and Torpedoman Basic Specialization Course Cl-01.

The joint graduation ceremony was held at Nonato Multi-Purpose Hall, HFTDC on March 3, 2020.


Philippine Fleet acting commander Commo. Wilfredo F Burgonio Jr. graced the event as keynote speaker.

“The Fire Control Basic Specialization Course Cl-01 was composed of 29 graduates, the Missileman Basic Specialization Course Cl-01 with 24 graduates, the Sonarman Basic Specialization Course Cl-01 with 19 graduates and the Torpedoman Basic Specialization Course Cl-01 with only 1 graduate, having a total of 73 graduates,” the Philippine Fleet said.