Ramón Alcaraz

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Name: Ramón Alcaraz
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

PNoy: Military modernization meant for disaster response and internal defense only

MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Thursday that the military modernization that he initiated when he assumed office is meant to upgrade the country for disaster response and internal defense.“Our efforts seek to modernize the capabilities ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Aquino: Military upgrade not about China

Speaking before military officials at the Asian Defense, Security and Crisis Management (ADAS) Conference in Pasay City, Mr. Aquino said the military’s modernization is more for “internal defense.”“Lest anyone accuse us of shifting to a more militaristic ... [Published Business World - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

PN shopping for 2 anti-submarine choppers

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines Navy is shopping around for two anti-submarine helicopters it intends to purchase before 2020.The Department of National Defense released the detailed technical specifications ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

China deploys missile-armed nuclear subs to South China Sea

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - China has deployed three nuclear powered ballistic missile-armed submarines to its South China Sea fleet to further stamp its power and influence in the region, where it is embroiled in territorial ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Aboard Philippine Navy’s newest old frigate

Share this:Subic Bay – The Philippine Navy’s newest warship, BRP Ramon Alcaraz, is more like a middle-aged transfer than a fresh recruit.But newness is relative for what was until very recently Southeast Asia’s most run-down fleet, a navy rendered defunct ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

USS Ashland (LSD 48) Returns to Philippines for CARAT, Seven Months After Operation Damayan

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christian Senyk, USS Ashland Public AffairsSOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The forward-deployed Amphibious Dock Landing Ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), and it's embarked Sailors and Marines, is participating in exercise ... [Published Navy News Stand - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gregorio Del Pilar-class frigates PHL's frontline in CARAT 2014

MANILA Not many people are aware of it but two of the Navy's Gregorio Del Pilar-class frigates are representing the country in the ongoing CARAT 2014 exercise off the Zambales coast.These ships are the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PF-15), the lead ship of ... [Published Daily Zamboanga Times - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

U.S.-PHL naval exercise not connected to any regional issue

By Ernie B. EscondeSUBIC BAY, Olongapo City – Top naval officers of the Philippines and the United States said the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise the two countries opened has nothing to do with the territorial rift the Philippines ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

20th Annual CARAT Philippines 2014 Commences in Subic Bay

Navy News ServiceStory Number: NNS140626-10Release Date: 6/26/2014 1:56:00 PMFrom Commander, Task Force 73 Public AffairsSUBIC BAY, Philippines (NNS) -- A U.S. Navy task group comprised of ships, aircraft, Sailors and Marines arrived in the Philippines ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

PH, US to hold naval exercises

Share this:American forces will once again join their Filipino counterparts Thursday (June 26) at the former US naval base in Subic Bay, Zambales to commence the annual naval exercise dubbed “Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014.”Approximately ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

United States, Philippines hold exercises close to disputed South China Sea shoal – South China Morning Post

Manila will send the Ramon Alcaraz, a former US coastguard cutter for the drills. Photo: Reuters Philippine and American troops are set to hold naval exercises this month near a disputed shoal that will almost certainly anger China with tension already ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

PH Navy gets new weapons

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz. US EMBASSY FILE PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—Christmas came early for one of the ships of the Philippine as it received new guns to add to its arsenal.BRP Ramon Alcaraz would be installed with two Mark 38 Model 2 “Bushmaster” 25 millimeter ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 05 2014]

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State of PH Navy modernization: ‘Golden days wi... [Published Rappler - Jul 28 2014]
PNoy: Military modernization meant for disaster... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 18 2014]
Defense upgrade in full swing [Published Tempo - Jul 18 2014]
Aquino: Military upgrade not about China [Published Business World - Jul 17 2014]
President: Modernization of military not meant ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
Phl wants AFP modernization, not arms race - PNoy [Published Philippine Star - Jul 17 2014]
Beefing up AFP not meant to heighten South Chin... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 17 2014]
Speech of President Aquino at the Asian Defense... [Published Gov.ph - Jul 17 2014]
Promises and Peeves: Everything you need to rem... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 14 2014]
PN shopping for 2 anti-submarine choppers [Published Interaksyon - Jul 09 2014]
China deploys missile-armed nuclear subs to Sou... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 08 2014]
CARAT PH: 20 years of enhanced PH-US maritime c... [Published Rappler - Jul 05 2014]
Aboard Philippine Navy’s newest old frigate [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 04 2014]
USS Ashland (LSD 48) Returns to Philippines for... [Published Navy News Stand - Jul 02 2014]
20th Annual CARAT Philippines 2014 Concludes [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 02 2014]
Gregorio Del Pilar-class frigates PHL's frontli... [Published Daily Zamboanga Times - Jun 29 2014]
‘No basis in law for China’s 10-dash line’ [Published Philippine Star - Jun 27 2014]
Tribunal eyed to dump dash line [Published Manila Standard Today - Jun 27 2014]
U.S.-PHL naval exercise not connected to any re... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jun 27 2014]
20th Annual CARAT Philippines 2014 Commences in... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jun 27 2014]
PH-US war games start in disputed sea [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 26 2014]
Joint U.S.-PHL Naval Exercises "CARAT 2014" tak... [Published Daily Zamboanga Times - Jun 26 2014]
PH, US to hold naval exercises [Published Manila Bulletin - Jun 25 2014]
New Navy attack helicopters to join first naval... [Published Philippine Star - Jun 25 2014]
Philippines and US to conduct CARAT 2014 near S... [Published Naval Technology - Jun 24 2014]
PH, US to hold naval exercises near Scarborough [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 19 2014]
United States, Philippines hold exercises close... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
PH Navy gets new weapons [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 05 2014]
Aquino rallies troops in face of sea dispute [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 27 2014]
2 helicopters to aid in ‘national integrity’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 21 2014]
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Manila will send the Ramon Alcaraz, a former US coastguard cutter for the drills. Photo: Reuters Philippine and American troops are set to hold naval exercises this month near a disputed shoal that will almost certainly anger China with tension already ...
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The Philippine government must explain how the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement influence our evolving partnership with the US, affect our relations with China, and shape national security in the years to come Julio S. Amador III and Karla Mae ...
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