PH Navy’s Newest Missile Capable Frigate Arrives in the Philippines

The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable warship, the BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), arrived in Subic Zambales yesterday, May 23, 2020, after its five-day maiden voyage from Ulsan, South Korea.

When it reached the Philippine waters early morning of May 21, the FF150 exchanged signals and communications through radio with BRP Quezon (PS70) that is currently deployed in Mavulis Island Batanes.

The Philippine Fleet commander, Rear Adm. Loumer Bernabe greeted all the officers and men of FF150, PN Frigate Owners representatives and the support team from the Republic of Korea, saying, “We are one with the Filipino people in expressing our profound gratitude in bringing pride and honor to the Philippine Navy and the AFP”.

“Our countrymen expect nothing less than the selfless and honorable service that we in the Fleet have sworn to uphold and protect. I enjoin everyone to sustain the momentum that you have gained and continue to aspire for competence and excellence” he added.

Check out the aerial photos of the PH Navy’s newest missile capable Frigate arrival in the Philippines.

Photos courtesy of the Philippine Navy.