Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Friday, 24 November 2017 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << November 2017 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2008/11/28

Fleet-Marine Team: Exercise Pagsisikap 2008

The Philippine Navy will conduct a five (5)-day fleet-marine training exercise from 02 - 06 December 2008 in Cebu. This exercise, dubbed as "Exercise Pagsisikap 2008," will be undertaken jointly by Naval Forces Central, the Philippine Fleet and the Philippine Marine Corps.

Exercise Pagsisikap 2008 is a demonstration designed to test and evaluate the effectiveness and operational readiness of the Fleet - Marine concept of the Philippine Navy.

It will focus on interoperability evaluation between Fleet and Marine units operating in a littoral environment against internal security threats and external defense operations. This exercise aims to synergize the operational requirements and training capabilities of the various Philippine Navy support units to support special operation missions.

This event will include pre-exercise preparation, STAFFEX (Fleet-Marine Planning Staff), Field Training Exercise (FTX) that focus on Fleet-Marine Operations, and Community Relations (COMREL) activities.

Three (3) floating assets of the Philippine Navy namely, BRP DAGUPAN CITY (LC551), BRP BIENVENIDO SALTING (PG112) and BRP ABRAHAM CAMPO (PG396) with two (2) air assets: Philippine Navy Islander (PNI 320) and a UH1H Huey helicopter from 2nd CTW, PAF, the Naval Special Operation Unit 5 and a Special Operations Platoon from the Marine Battalion Landing Team will be participating during the said exercise. Captain Honorio Robert E Balanon Jr PN (GSC), the Commander, Naval Forces Central, will be the Exercise Director for this exercise.

Major General Ben Dolorfino AFP, the Commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps, will be the Guest of Honor for the opening ceremony. Rear Admiral Geronimo Defensor AFP, the Commander of the Philippine Fleet, will preside over the closing ceremony. (PIA7/hfg/pn) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»NGOs call for CARP extension
»Feature: "Malunggay", new oil source
»Media tapped to promote Mindanao
»Pangasius propagation agreement signed
»3-million hectares of new rubber plantations needed
»Marijuana supply intercepted in Kapalong
»NEDA XI KR2 program funds Davao Oriental's high grade coconut shell charcoal project
»Philippine Army entrance exam slated in Davao
»Davao Norte gets ahead in grow micro implementation
»Bagsakan Center launched in Mamasapano
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines