Manila – After The Philippine Navy or Hukbong Dagat ng Pilipinas Received the three Small Landing Craft Utility and Rubber boats From South Korea as a Gift After The Filipino Soldiers died in Korean War
The Personnel of the Philippine navy is now on their way to Australia to Pick Up The Two Balikapan Class Landing Craft Heavy Utility Vessel donated by Royal Australian Navy
The Personnel of the Philippine Navy Will Train by Australian Navy Personnel to how to operate the Vessel and after the The Training it Will sail to Philippine Waters
The Australian Landing Craft Heavy Utility Vessels was formerly HMAS Brunei and HMAS Tarakan of Royal Australian Navy,
The Two Heavy Landing Craft are to be fitted with new safety and navigation equipments like Racal Decca Bridgemaster I-band navigational radar the Vessel is 45 Meter Long and a Can Carry 180 tons of Cargo
it is also armed by two t7.62 mm machine guns
Sergio M. Penaflor, Jr.
July 3, 2015 at 8:56 am
It was reported that the remaining LCTs from Australia are for sale, why dont the Phil Navy or Coast guard offered tender for these remaining LCT? These ships are much needed in peace and in war.