New warship added to Philippines fleet | News | Al Jazeera

New warship added to Philippines fleet

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz will be used to boost surveillance, particularly in the South China Sea.

    Philippines President Benigno Aquino has welcomed the arrival of the country's newest warship.

    It is hoped the BRP Ramon Alcaraz will boost the country's defence forces as it gets caught up in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea.

    Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Subic Bay, where the ship is docked.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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