Philippines, US troops storm ‘enemy’ in Zambales military exercises

May 10, 2018 | Military | PH-US Balikatan | United States

A US amphibious assault vehicle trundles past Philippine Marines taking position during a simulated beach landing as part of the annual Balikatan military exercises at a Navy training camp in San Antonio, Zambales yesterday. MANILA, Philippines — Some 340 Filipino and American troops stormed and neutralized “enemy” positions along the coastline of San Antonio, Zambales Read More

Military ties strengthened

April 18, 2018 | Military | Royal Australian Navy vessels | Ships

ROYAL Australian Navy’s HMAS ships Anzac, Toowoomba and Success have just completed concurrent port visits to Malaysia and the Philippines, as part of a three-month southeast Asia deployment. SUCCESSFUL EXERCISE: Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Gemma Stratton, Support Phoebe Evans, Electronics Technician William Gilbert and Electronic Technician James Durrington prepare to come alongside Subic Bay during Read More

US carrier patrols South China Sea, docks in Manila

April 12, 2018 | Military | Ships | South China Sea | United States | USS Theodore Roosevelt

MANILA, Philippines — A United States aircraft carrier displayed military power while patrolling the disputed areas in the South China Sea before docking in Manila yesterday for a scheduled port visit. by Jaime Laude A sailor inspects an FA-18 Hornet fighter jet during training on the US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Read More

US, Japanese, Australian warships dock in PH this week amid sea tensions

April 11, 2018 | Aussie Navy Ships | Japan | Military | Ships | United States

Some warships of the Philippines’ traditional allies – US, Japan, and Australia – are set to dock in the Philippines this week for port visits amid escalating tensions in the South China Sea. By: Frances Mangosing In this photo, taken Saturday, April 7, 2018, an F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the Read More

US attack submarine docks at Subic Bay

March 2, 2018 | Military | United States

By: Allan Macatuno, Julius N. Leonen A US Los Angeles class attack submarine docked at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone on Thursday for a routine port visit. The port call in Subic Bay was the ninth and last for the USS Bremerton (SSN 698), said Commander Travis Zettel, the submarine’s commanding officer. “This is Bremerton’s Read More