Landing Craft Utilities (LCU) of the Philippine Navy


Landing Craft Utilities (LCU) are ships designed to transport troops and material to shore without the need for piers and similar facilities.¬†Smaller than ocean-going Landing Ship Tanks (LST), these vessels are currently used for inter-island transport of AFP maneuver units¬†as well as for disaster relief operations. In conventional amphibious operations, both LSTs and LCUs would […]

BRP Bagobo (AT-293) to test her guns at sea


The BRP Bagobo, an ex-US Mk.6 Landing Craft Utility (LCU), will be conducting a gunnery exercise off Zamboanga City, as per for the following Philippine Coast Guard Notice to Mariners (NOTAM)

Notice To Mariners No 155-2011

Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite […]