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Philippine Navy seeks two LPDs and other new vessels

19th June 2019 - 08:07 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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On 17 June the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) issued an invitation to bid for two LPDs for the Philippine Navy (PN), assets that will join two Tarlac-class LPDs already in service.

The document viewed by Shephard listed an approved budget of PHP5.56 billion ($108.4 million) for the ships displacing at least 7,200t, and responses for the Horizon 2 project are due by 4 July.

The DND also specified the involvement of a domestic company so that a minimum of one ‘landing dock’ is built locally. It also wishes to obtain ownership of the design. This signals Manila’s

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