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Korea-donated ship to be named after war hero

Korea-donated ship to be named after war hero

The Pohang-class corvette, donated by the South Korean government to the Philippine Navy (PN), will be named after Korean war hero Captain Conrado Yap. This was confirmed by Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday morning. “(The ship will be named after) Capt. Conrado Yap (who) was killed in the Korean War...

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PH Navy now capable of handling modern missile systems

PH Navy now capable of handling modern missile systems

The Philippine Navy’s (PN) capability demonstration for its newly-installed Rafael Advanced Defense Ltd. Spike-ER (extended range) surface-to-surface missile system off Lamao Point, Limay, Bataan on Wednesday will show that it is more than capable of handling and using the modern weapon. This was what Navy spokesperson, Commander Jonathan Zata, said in an interview with reporters...