2 Japan warships arrives in PH for 3-day visit

2 Japan warships arrives in PH for 3-day visit




It a clear sign of a healthy and robust relationship between two countries, and it short to say that the Philippine-Japanese relations is on an all time high.
It was just announced that 2 Japanese warship will set port again in the Philippines. Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ships, the JS Bungo (MST-464) and the JS Takashima (MSC-603), will be docking at Pier 15, Manila South Harbor for a three-day goodwill visit to the Philippines.

Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas,Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief, said the Japanese ships will be in the country from September 21 to 23.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ship, the JS Bungo (MST-464)(photo credit to owner) 
As per wiki JS Bungo is classified as "mine-countermeasures ship" of the "Uraga" class and weighs around 5,500 tons while JS Takashima is a "Hirashima"-class minesweeper displacing 570 tons.


It might be recalled last July, three ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)'s Escort Flotilla One have docked in Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), Olongapo city, also for a goodwill visit.


Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)'s Escort Flotilla One is composed of the following vessels, the "helicopter destroyer" and flagship, JS Izumo (DDH-183) and two destroyers, JS Murasame (DD-101) and JS Akebono (DD-108).
“This visit underscores the continuing efforts of the Philippines and Japan to strengthen the relationship between our governments and navies. This further trumpets the Philippine Navy’s commitment to promoting naval diplomacy and camaraderie and fostering goodwill with our Japanese Navy counterparts,” said Philippine Navy Commodore Adeluis Bordado, Naval Installation Command Chief.






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Report from PNA , TPC

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