Naval Warfare

Philippines commissions second-hand ASW corvette

9th August 2019 - 09:20 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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The Philippine Navy (PN) formally took receipt of its new – or rather, second-hand – corvette from South Korea on 5 August. The 32-year-old Pohang Flight III-class corvette has been christened BRP Conrado Yap and carries the hull number PS-39.

The ship’s name refers to a decorated Philippine Army captain who ...

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