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29Jan/12Off

Open house for PF-15

The Philippine Information Agency announced (see here) that the Philippine Navy will conduct an open house for the BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-15) on February 5, 2012 the Puerto Princessa Anchorage Area. The PF-15 arrived in Palawan on the 25th of December, 2011 and has since been patrolling the waters around the KIG.

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22Jan/12Off

PF-15 to perform naval gunfire test

BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-15), the Philippine Navy flagship, will perform a naval gunfire test on the 24th and 25th of January, west of Tubbataha Reef, Palawan. Details are available on the following Notice to Mariners (NOTAM):

Notice To Mariners No. 009-2012
Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1.Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0112-075

2.The Philippine Navy Vessel PF15 will conduct Naval Gun Test Firing on 24-25
January, 2012 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at vicinity 35 Nautical Miles West of
Tubbataha Reef, Palawan

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3.In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the
abovementioned areas are advised to take necessary precautionary measures.

4.The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this
information is requested.

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