An interview with the Flag Officer In Command (FOIC) of the Philippine Navy, explaining why the ex-USCGC Hamilton was chosen, and what it brings to the table.
Key data points in the interview:
@1:40: Getting two more WHECs. Resources are available, negotitations already ongoing
@3:39: The importance of the ability to handle sea-states that our existing assets cannot handle
@7:19: The PF-15 will spend approximately a month in drydock, as per the following PhilGEPS entry