Manila- The Philippine Navy and the Japanese Navy Will Conduct a Maritime Exercise at West Philippine Sea or South China Sea on Monday to avoid unnecessary encounters in the future
The Two Modern Japanese Destroyer which carries more than 500 officers and sailors on board Arrived Yesterday at South Harbor
Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Jesus Millan said He express the appreciation with them (JMSDF) for allowing us to see their systems, for sharing their thoughts since we have a modernization program being pursued. It (visit) is a good opportunity to at least see their hardware, which they are sharing with us,”
The Two Modern Japanese Ship will return to Japan also on Monday, but not without engaging the Philippines in a “passing exercise” to test the Code on Unplanned Encounters at Sea
The Philippine Frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) and the AW-109 helicopter will be used in the exercise, which will be held at the West Philippine Sea Area Which Claimed by China
This is a good opportunity and of course it’s a very welcome opportunity especially for our sailors who don’t have yet the opportunity to see how it is being done,” said Millan.
After the Exercise Millan also said that Brp Ramon Alcaraz will go back to her Deployment