Design of 2 frigates to undergo technical inspection: DND

The so-called “Critical Design Review” (CDR) of the two frigates, on order from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries, has been completed and will now be undergoing examination by the Philippine Navy’s Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee (TIAC) this week. This was disclosed by Defense public affairs office chief Arsenio Andolong in an interview Monday. […]

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Ex-Navy chief says Bong Go no hand in frigates project

Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher ‘Bong’ Go never asked anything about the Philippine Navy’s PHP18-billion Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP). This, according to former Philippine Navy (PN) flag-officer-in-command, Vice Admiral Ronaldo Joseph Mercado, in an interview Wednesday. “This morning, my attention was caught by the reports when I saw a piece of paper, a […]

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