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PH-Indon Navies intensify patrols at sea border

THE NAVAL Forces Eastern Mindanao and the Indonesian Navy increased patrols at the Philippines-Indonesian border on March 19 during the first leg of Corpat Philindo XXXVIII-2024.

The joint effort aims to strengthen border security and prevent illegal maritime activities while fostering a harmonious, diplomatic relationship between the two countries.

The Eastern Mindanao Command, through Joint Task Force Seahawk, conducted the 1st Leg of Corpat Philindo XXXVIII-2024 with the Indonesian 2nd Fleet in the Philippines-Indonesia maritime border areas. 

Lt Commander Jerome Bryan Mauring, the Public Affairs Officer of Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM), said the purpose of this joint task force is to ensure that the border is secured and free from any illegal activities. Additionally, it aims to enhance interoperability and foster harmonious working relationships between the two neighboring countries.

The Philippine Navy’s contingent for the operation included the Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Artemio Ricarte (PS37) and NV394, under the operational control of Naval Task Force 71. Meanwhile, the Indonesian Navy’s contingent was represented by Kri-Pandrong 801.



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