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Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces West Carries Out Training Mission

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Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces West Carries Out Training Mission

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Philippine Navy's Naval Forces West Carries Out Training Mission
Philippine Navy's Naval Forces West Carries Out Training Mission

The Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces West successfully carries out a training mission showcasing the readiness and proficiency of the MBLT 9 “Red Lions” Marine Amphibious Ready Unit (MARU) in conducting amphibious operations at the vicinity of Rita Island at Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Monday, January 29. This exercise underscores the command’s dedication to operational readiness and bolstering maritime security capabilities. It involved the Amphibious Operations Team, comprising two Marine Companies from Marine Battalion Landing Team-9 (MBLT9) and BRP Davao del Sur LD602.

Philippine Marine Corps' KAAV-7A1 during training mission
Philippine Marine Corps’ KAAV-7A1 amphibious armored personnel carrier during training mission.

Throughout the training exercise, the involved units and personnel demonstrated their proficiency in amphibious assault tactics, beach landings, tactical reconnaissance, and other essential maneuvers. These training regimens will enhance the command’s capability to swiftly respond to a range of maritime security challenges.
By conducting realistic and challenging amphibious operations training, the Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces West reinforces its readiness to support Western Command’s security objectives in the Joint Operational Area effectively.

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