The BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16), one of the most capable warships of the Philippine Navy and its AgustaWestland AW-109 helicopter detachment, will be paying a port visit to
from July 11 to 15. Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam
Send-off ceremonies for the ship and the estimated 200 crewmen, surface warfare students, medical teams and Naval Special Operations Teams aboard will take place on July 8, 9 a.m. at Pier 13,
Navy Spokesperson Capt. Lued Lincuna said this activity is to demonstrate their sincere show of support to Vietnam People’s Navy and send a strong message of cooperation between the two navies to the regional/international community.
The BRP Ramon Alcaraz is the sister-ship of the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (FF-15). Both vessels are ex-Hamilton class cutters acquired from the