BRP Jose Rizal, BRP Antonio Luna possible names of Navy’s upcoming frigates

Security & Defense

BRP Antonio Luna and BRP Jose Rizal, these are the possible names of the two frigates being built by South Korean Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Philippine Navy.

The possible names for the upcoming two modern frigates of Philippine Navy were revealed by National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

The ceremonial steel-cutting for the first frigate took place in April, while the ceremonial steel cutting for the second frigate was held in September.


Keel Laying Ceremony for the first frigate was held on October 16.

Delivery of first frigate is expected first quarter of 2020, while the second frigate is expected to be delivered in 2021.


Source: http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1057131