War games boost PH defense

Phiblex exercise concludes. 

War games boost PH territorial defense capability


MANILA, Philippines—The just concluded Philippine-US war games honed the maritime defense capability of the Philippine Marines amid a territorial row with China over disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea, a military official said.

“Through these bilateral exercises our troops became more competent and capable in the conduct of amphibious operations, special operations, combined arms and such other operations relative to territorial defense,” said Major General Romeo Tanalgo, commandant of the Philippine Marine Corps, at the closing ceremonies of Amphibious Landing Exercises (Phiblex) on Friday.

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Source: globalnation.inquirer.net

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