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Japan is the 5th most powerful military in the world.
The official account of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force or JMSDF has posted a photo of its 11 destroyers sailing next to each other. It wasn’t clear when the photo was taken, or whether the warships in the photo were taking part ...
 
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More are coming to Asia.
Two of America’s most powerful carrier strike groups are making their presence felt in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in the Philippine Sea, where they are currently conducting drills. The USS Abraham Lincoln—the world’s first supercarrier commanded by a woman—and the USS Ronald ...
 
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The U.S. Coast Guard observed the exercises.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has officially deployed two of its newest, largest, and most advanced vessels in its fleet, the Japan-made BRP Teresa Magbanua and the BRP Melchora Aquino, which are now the flagships of the Coast Guard. The two 97-meter multi-role response ...
 
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Outgoing leader shares his thoughts.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Independence Day said he wanted to visit the West Philippine Sea as a civilian after he leaves Malacañang, emphasizing the need to assert "what is ours."The outgoing leader expressed his desire to join the Philippine Coast Guard in ...
 
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The BRP Melchora Aquino and BRP Teresa Magbanua are the most advanced vessels in the Philippine Coast Guard.
The Philippines’ newest and most advanced coast guard vessel, the BRP Melchora Aquino, has passed stringent sea trials in Japan and is on its way home. It is expected to arrive in the country on June 1, 2022. The BRP Melchora Aquino ...
 
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Placed in four critically strategic islands.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has installed five 30-foot navigational buoys bearing the Philippine flag in the West Philippine Sea. They were strategically placed around four critically strategic islands owned by the Philippines: Lawak Island, Likas Island, Parola Island, and Pag-Asa Island.The ...
 
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This is how much they will be compensated.
In June 2019, a Philippine fishing boat was sunk by a Chinese vessel. The latter rammed it, leaving 22 Filipino fishermen struggling for their lives. Luckily, a Vietnamese vessel was nearby and rescued the drowning fishermenNearly three years after the incident, the ...
 
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But U.S. claims it is not a show of force. 
Close to 9,000 troops and personnel are participating in this year’s Balitakan Exercises, an annual military training and cooperation between the Philippine and U.S. militaries. Around 5,100 American troops and 3,800 Filipino troops will participate in the exercises, the largest Balikatan in ...
 
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A Filipino baby was once born on the USS Abraham Lincoln.
The Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln has entered the West Philippine Sea. The supercarrier is the flagship of the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 3. According to the U.S. Navy, the USS Abraham Lincoln left the United States for Asia ...
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