The future Philippine Navy frigate BRP Antonio Luna has begun undergoing acceptance trials off South Korea. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, when sought for updates on the vessel, the sister ship of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) launched last May 23 in the same facility. MaxDefense advises its readers to keep track of our FB page for any info on the launching date. These ships are capable of conducting … "As per schedule, November 8 is lauching of (BRP Antonio Luna) in Ulsan," she said  in a message to the Philippine News Agency Monday. Launching of future BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151). WATCH: Launching of the PN second multicapable frigate, BRP ANTONIO LUNA (FF151) at Ulsan, South Korea last Nov 8, Friday. The week-long trials involved warfare capability demonstrations for the 2,600-ton warship. BRP Antonio Luna’s keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150). Accompanied by the launch ceremony of the ship, Jose Rizal, was the ceremony of setting up the second ship of the same type, BRP Antonio Luna. Both ships are armed with Oto Melara 76-mm Super Rapid main gun, and Aselsan SMASH 30-mm remote-controlled secondary cannon, anti-submarine torpedoes, anti-air and ship missiles. Copyright 2020 Philippine News Agency. She was based on the "HDF-2600 Frigate Design", which in turn was derived from the Incheon-class frigate of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). She also features a l… Its sister ship, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), was launched in the same facility on November 8 last year. Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana, together with officials from the Defense Acquisition Program Administration of Korea, led the launching ceremony at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The launching ceremonies will take place at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. She was based on the HDF-2600 Frigate Design, which in turn was derived from the HDF-3000 Incheon-class frigate of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). First keel laying ceremony was held on February 2019, and the ship was launched and christened as Antonio Luna (FF-151) on 08 November 2019. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. These ships are capable … The future BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) is the second ship of the Jose Rizal-class frigate, ordered for future service with the Philippine Navy. The first ship, BRP Jose Rizal, was launched last May and is currently undergoing harbor trials. It is the second and final frigate in the P16-billion frigate acquisition project of … The event took place on the 8th of November at the Ulsan shipyard in South Korea. Jose Rizal-class frigates are armed with launchers one OTO Melara 76 mm Super Rapid gun, one ASELSAN SMASH 30mm gun, four S&T Motiv K6 .50 cal 12.7mm machine guns, one Close-in weapon system (FFBNW), four LIGNex1 SSM-700K C-Star anti-ship missiles on twin canisters, two SEA triple torpedo tubes for K745 Blue Shark torpedo, two MBDA Mistral Simbad-RC twin launchers and 8-cell Vertical Launching System (FFBNW). The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) was launched on November 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal. Jose Rizal-class frigates are powered by four MTU-STX 12V2000-M41B diesel generators, each producing around 650 kW. The launching ceremonies will take place at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation, and other functions. These events officially signified the start of the actual construction of the frigates. The ship can sail at a maximum speed of 25 kn (46.3 kph; … The launching ceremony for BRP Antonio Luna took place in Ulsan on November 8. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at P16 billion with another P2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. BRP Antonio Luna is the sister ship of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), the Philippine Navy’s first ever missile-capable frigate which was delivered to the country in May 2020. document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); “After the launching of BRP Jose Rizal, ito naman ‘yung keel laying ng ating BRP Antonio Luna, ‘yung second frigate,” he added. It is expected to be delivered in April or May 2020. The keel laying ceremony for BRP Antonio Luna also commenced on Thursday, marking the start of its construction. Accompanied by the launch ceremony of the ship, Jose Rizal, was the ceremony of setting up the second ship of the same type, BRP Antonio Luna. BRP Antonio Luna was launched on Nov. 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal. Once commissioned, the new warship will be the navy's most modern and powerful ship in service, along with its sister ship, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151). The steel cutting ceremony of the BRP Antonio Luna was was held on 17 September 2018 in HHI's shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. Philippine naval commander, chief Vice admiral Robert Empedrad said at the launching ceremony that it would be the navy’s most powerful battleship when armed with sensors and weapons capable of detecting and … The system can also detect and track air, surface and sub-surface targets and is used in various configurations by the Republic of Korea Navy, Royal Malaysian Navy and the Indonesian Navy. The ship was designed and built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). Accompanied by the launch ceremony of the ship, Jose Rizal, was the ceremony of setting up the second ship of the same type, BRP Antonio Luna. MANILA --- The launching ceremony for the country's second missile-frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), will take place at the shipyard of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Ulsan on November 8. Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal. The MOU signing between Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and HHI President Ka Sam-Hyun coincided with the ship launch of the Navy’s second missile-capable frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna … BRP Antonio Luna was launched on Nov. 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. BRP Antonio Luna is the sister-ship of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), the PN's first missile-frigate, which is now participating in the ongoing Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises off Hawaii. This was disclosed by Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief, Lt. MANILA - The Philippine Navy's second missile frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) took to the water for the first time in a launching ceremony in Ulsan, South Korea on Friday. The BRP Antonio Luna was designed and built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The test would be conducted off the waters of Ulsan, South Korea, PN public affairs office chief Lt. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. BRP Antonio Luna was launched on Nov. 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. It … (Picture source Facebook Philippine Defense Page). Jose Rizal-class frigates are powered by four MTU-STX 12V2000-M41B diesel generators, each producing around 650 kW. BRP Antonio Luna’s keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150). The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. The test would be conducted off the waters of Ulsan, South Korea, PN public affairs office chief Lt. The Jose Rizal-class frigates are also equipped with a flight deck and an enclosed hangar facility to accommodate one AW159 Wildcat naval helicopter. BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) was launched on November 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. // ]]> The keel laying ceremony was held on 23 May 2019 and the ship was launched on May 23, 2019. Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150). Credits to the Philippine Navy. BRP Antonio Luna was launched on Nov. 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. Meanwhile, the keel-laying ceremony for BRP Jose Rizal took place in October 2018 as the formal recognition of the start of the ship’s construction. BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) was launched on November 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. BRP Antonio Luna (FF151), the second frigate acquired by the Philippine Navy (PN), is expected to arrive in the country in February 2021 The BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) is the second ship of the Jose Rizal-class frigate ordered by the Philippines to South Korea. The steel cutting ceremony of the BRP Antonio Luna was was held on 17 September 2018 in HHI's shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The launching ceremony for the country's second missile-frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), will take place at the shipyard of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Ulsan on Friday, November 8. It is also the first purpose-built frigate of the service, as its major warships were mostly transferred from other navies and reclassified as frigates. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150). It is the second and final frigate in the P16-billion frigate acquisition project of the Philippine Navy. Keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with … Keel-laying refers to the official start of the construction of any ship and is considered among the four highlights of any surface vessel with the other three being steel-cutting, commissioning, and decommissioning. It will be capable of anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, and anti-submarine warfare. The Philippine Navy (PN)'s prospective missile frigate, BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), will undergo a test of its communications system as part of its second sea acceptance trials this week. The 2,600-ton ship is part of the navy’s two-unit Frigate Acquisition Project. #MaxDefense #MaxDefensePh #PhilippineNavy #PNFrigateAcquisition Speaking of the BRP Antonio Luna, its steel cutting took place on September 17, 2018, which is four months after the first ship's keel laying with the same happened with this ship on the date that the BRP Jose Rizal launched to the water on May 13, 2019. Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal. MANILA -- The launching ceremony for the country's second missile-frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151), will take place at the shipyard of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Ulsan on November 8. var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-1359270-3"); ===== 23 May 2019: BRP Jose Rizal FF-150 review . The Philippine Navy confirmed that the launching of the 2nd Jose Rizal-class frigate, the future BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) will be on 8 November 2019 in HHI's naval shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) is the lead ship of her class, ordered for the Philippine Navy. Both vessels were ordered by Manila under a PHP16 billion (USD315 million) contract awarded to HHI in 2016, with an additional PHP2 billion set aside for weapon systems and munitions, according to the state-owned Philippine News Agency (PNA). Its keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal. Launching … Photos credited to and taken from Frances Mangosing's Twitter page. (PNA) MANILA - The Philippine Navy's second missile frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF151) took to the water for the first time in a launching ceremony in Ulsan, South Korea on Friday. The Philippines and HHI signed a PHP16- billion contract for two missile-armed frigates with another PHP2 billion set aside for its weapon systems and munition in October 2016. BRP Antonio Luna was launched on Nov. 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. It added that the launch of BRP Antonio Luna completes its two-unit frigate acquisition project. BRP Antonio Luna’s keel-laying on May 23, 2019, coincided with the launch of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150). By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. (PNA). BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) was launched on November 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. Commander Maria Christina Roxas said in an interview The Philippines and HHI signed a PHP16- billion contract for two missile-armed frigates with another PHP2 billion set aside for its weapon systems and munition in October 2016. The second frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna, marked its keel-laying rites also on the same day. … Expected in the event are PN flag-officer-in-command, Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad, and other ranking naval officers. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at P16 billion with another P2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. Launching of future BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151). The first vessel, BRP Jose Rizal, was launched last May and is undergoing harbor trials. It is an improved version of the Westland Super Lynx designed to serve in the battlefield utility, search and rescue, and anti-surface warfare roles. It can accommodate up yo 110 people with a crew 65 sailors. BRP Antonio Luna was launched at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries on November 8, 2019. This was disclosed by Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief, Lt. : "http://www. BRP Antonio Luna was launched on Nov. 8, 2019 at the Ulsan facility of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. “Ibig sabihin ng launching ng first frigate is yung barko ay tapos na yung ginagawa sa kanya sa dry-dock, so ibaba siya, mag-fofloat na siya sa dagat from the dock of the shipyard,” he explained. The 2,600-ton ship is part of the navy’s two-unit Frigate Acquisition Project. Launching of 2nd missile frigate set Nov. 8. pageTracker._trackPageview(); The first ship, BRP Jose Rizal, was launched last May and is currently undergoing harbor trials. The contract for the two ships was PHP16 billion and an additional PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. Philippines will launch its second frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna Jose Rizal-class (FF-151) in November 2019. Photos of the new vessel’s superstructure were posted in various websites. As for the BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) missile-frigate, the BRP Antonio Luna was designed and built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) based on the "HDF-2600 Frigate Design", which in turn was derived from the Incheon-class frigate of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). PH Navy’s 2nd missile-capable frigate launched in KoreaThe second multi-dimensional frigate of the Philippine Navy… Posted by Philippine Navy on … The contract for the BRP Jose Rizal and the BRP Antonio Luna was placed at PHP16 billion with another PHP2 billion for weapon systems and munitions. Accompanied by the launch ceremony of the ship, Jose Rizal, was the ceremony of setting up the second ship of the same type, BRP Antonio Luna. Built by South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., the BRP Jose Rizal was put into service in July, while the BRP Antonio Luna is due for delivery this month. The keel laying ceremony was held on 23 May 2019 and the ship was launched on May 23, 2019. “Named after one of our national heroes, BRP Antonio Luna’s launching at sea completes the two-unit frigate acquisition project of the Philippine Navy,” Roxas said. This was disclosed by Philippine Navy (PN) public affairs office chief, Lt. The BRP Antonio Luna (FF-151) is the second ship of the Jose Rizal-class frigate, ordered for future service with the Philippine Navy. These ships are capable … Frigates BRP Jose Rizal and BRP Antonio Luna are capable of launching missiles against hostile surface warships and aircraft as well as torpedoes against underwater targets. Privacy Policy | Terms of Use, ICC report on PH anti-drug campaign ‘unfair, one-sided’: PDEA, PNP arrest of journalist has ‘valid grounds’: Go, Novaliches folk hail QC Hall's 'Libreng Sakay' project, Manila launches 2nd wave of Restaurant Week, Amphibious, island defense phase of 'DAGIT-PA' successful, ARTA urges LGUs to comply with Ease of Doing Business law, UN extends call for help to ‘Ulysses’-hit areas in N. Luzon, POEA to launch online job fair on 1st week of December, 80 new free Wi-Fi sites installed in Mindoro, Bayanihan, open public dialogue at forefront of ‘Dagyaw 2020’, Presidential Communications Operations Office. Commander Maria Christina Roxas said in an interview BRP Antonio Luna was launched at the shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries on November 8, 2019. BRP Jose Rizal, BRP Antonio Luna First Real Combat Ships for PH. The event comes six months after the keel laying of BRP Antonio Luna and the ship launch of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150). 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