VAdm. Emilio Marayag Jr., Vicky Viray, Mendoza, and Capt. Tomas Baino of the Maritime League meet up with Commodore Jande Francisco (NSSC, PN) at the Cavite Naval Shipyard in Fort San Felipe.

Philippine Defense Procurement: Issues and Prospects

The defense of the Philippines from both internal and external threats is the principal business of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). To enable the AFP to fully perform its mandate, it should possess affordable war fighting capabilities that can also be used…


Photo credit:  Damen Shipyards Group

Australian ASRV to be Constructed by Damen

On April 28 2016, at a ceremony in Hobart Tasmania, the Australian Government signed a contract with DMS Maritime, a wholly owned subsidiary of Serco, for the delivery, operation and maintenance of an Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) with icebreaking capabilities. The vessel will…