PCG for WPS?

New boats, new deployments.

3 Coast Guard vessels may patrol WPS

By Evelyn Macairan

MANILA, Philippines — The three newly commissioned 44-meter multi-role response vessels of the Philippine Coast Guard might be tasked to patrol the West Philippine Sea in January.

“The three ships might be part of our deployment in southern Philippines to combat piracy. But our acting commandant Commodore Joel Garcia is also contemplating on sending them to patrol the West Philippine Sea,” PCG spokesman Commander Armand Balilo said.

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Source: philstar.com

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