PH Navy gets patrol boats, high-powered firearms from China


Posted at Jul 29 2018 06:17 PM

MANILA -- The Philippine Navy said Sunday it has accepted four patrol boats and 30 rocket-propelled grenade launchers with ammunition donated by China.

Commodore Jonathan Zata, Navy spokesman, said they have received the equipment on the third week of July.

Zeta said the Navy is now assessing how the equipment can be integrated into their logistics.

He added that they have already assigned personnel to train on how to use and maintain the patrol boats from China.