BRP Andres Bonifacio conducts drill with Taiwanese navy ship

Security & Defense

Philippine Navy offshore patrol vessel BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS17) conducted an exchanged signals through the “Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES)” with a Taiwanese Navy ship, Wu Chang (FFG-1205) at the northern tip of Mabudis island, Batanes, the Philippine Navy said.

BRP Andres Bonifacio is enroute to Busan, South Korea for the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting-Plus Maritime Security Field Training Exercise 2019.

“ADMM-Plus MARSEC FTX 2019 represents an opportunity for invited navies to participate in multinational maritime activities in a manner which promotes greater levels of military cooperation and understanding amongst nations in a maritime security environment,” the Philippine Navy said.