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Now that we have publicly available information about the hull numbers, it's time to create the discussion for the second PN Frigate. The same way we created the second SSV thread.

For information about Frigate #1, see here: http://defenseph.net/drp/index.php?topic=35.0

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Press release from Kelvin Hughes. Reproduced in its entirety.

SHARPEYE™ RADAR SYSTEM FOR PHILIPPINE NAVY FAP
23 Oct 2017

https://www.kelvinhughes.com/news/300-sharpeye-radar-system-for-philippine-navy-fap

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply I Band and E/F Band SharpEye™ radars.

The Philippine Navy Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) was awarded to HHI in October 2016 to build two 2,600 ton frigates for hand over starting in 2020. Kelvin Hughes has announced it is to supply HHI two SharpEye™ navigation radars along with multifunction bridge radar displays for the Philippine Navy FAP.

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The new naval vessels for the Philippine Navy are expected to have enhanced survivability, seakeeping and manoeuvring capability and be operable in up to Sea State 5 and also have stealth characteristics. The vessels (hull numbers P159 and P160) will be further complemented by the low Radar Cross Section (RCS) design of the upmast SharpEye™ radar sensor carbon fibre housing and antenna turning unit. What’s more the reduced probability of intercept by ESM equipment characteristic inherent from the SharpEye™’s 300W low power output further aligns to the requirements derived from the HHI HDF-3000 frigate design.



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https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/rok/hdf-3000.htm

The HDF-3000 type Frigate is the latest multi-purpose combatant designed by HHI in late 2000 under ROKN FFX Program. The modern, powerful, stealthy frigate will replace HDF-2000 Ulsan Class Frigate which had been operating as major force of ROKN ever since delivery by HHI in 1980 HDF-2000H is derivative and 2nd generation of HDF-2000 with helicopter landing deck and hangar, applying stealth technology.


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Re: P160 - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2017, 02:29:41 PM »
Lively discussion on the companion discussion on the forum's FB extension

https://www.facebook.com/groups/rpdefense/permalink/1467457336673442/


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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2018, 10:59:58 PM »
Hyundai Heavy Industries to start construction of PH Navy’s frigate
By: Frances G. Mangosing - @inquirerdotnet INQUIRER.net / 07:39 PM
May 01, 2018


South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries will finally start the construction of the Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, one of the country’s biggest military modernization projects worth P18 billion.

The steel-cutting ceremony was held on Monday at the company’s headquarters in Ulsan, South Korea’s state media Yonhap News reported.

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Read more: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/166416/hyundai-heavy-industries-start-construction-ph-navys-frigate#ixzz5EGFi57FR
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Milestone     Description     Details
           
Critical Design Review     Approval and submission of Plan and Detail Design for the project

Purchase order of steel / major equipment
     Completed March 23, 2018 under Commodore Alberto Carlos. See here.

Original schedule: 10 months after issuance of NTP


               
Steel Cutting Frigate 1     At least 50% of the steel for Frigate 1 received / available on site of builder

Cutting of steel required for two blocks of Frigate 1 completed
     May 1, 2018.

               
Steel Cutting Frigate 2        At least 50% of the steel for Frigate 2 received / available on site of builder

Cutting of steel required for two blocks of Frigate 2 completed. To be completed in September. Three months ahead of 6 month schedule.
        n/a

Original schedule: 18 months after issuance of NTP, 6 months from Steel cutting of Frigate #1


               
Keel Laying Frigate 1        Completion of at least two blocks of Frigate 1

Delivery of major equipment identified during design review
        n/a

Original schedule: 20 months after issuance of NTP



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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2018, 03:02:44 AM »
From: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/166416/hyundai-heavy-industries-start-construction-ph-navys-frigate#ixzz5EHJgebQl

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The construction of the second frigate, meanwhile, will start in September. It will be delivered to the Philippines in the first half of 2021.

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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2018, 12:13:48 AM »
We appear to be on track with the steel cutting for Frigate #2.  :)

From: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/166416/hyundai-heavy-industries-start-construction-ph-navys-frigate#ixzz5EHJgebQl

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The construction of the second frigate, meanwhile, will start in September. It will be delivered to the Philippines in the first half of 2021.

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Milestone     Description     Details
           
Critical Design Review     Approval and submission of Plan and Detail Design for the project

Purchase order of steel / major equipment
     Completed March 23, 2018 under Commodore Alberto Carlos. See here.

Original schedule: 10 months after issuance of NTP


               
Steel Cutting Frigate 1     At least 50% of the steel for Frigate 1 received / available on site of builder

Cutting of steel required for two blocks of Frigate 1 completed
     May 1, 2018.

               
Steel Cutting Frigate 2        At least 50% of the steel for Frigate 2 received / available on site of builder

Cutting of steel required for two blocks of Frigate 2 completed. ETA September. Three months ahead of the original six months schedule.
        September, 2018


               
Keel Laying Frigate 1        Completion of at least two blocks of Frigate 1

Delivery of major equipment identified during design review
        n/a

Original schedule: 20 months after issuance of NTP


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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2018, 01:39:30 PM »
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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2018, 09:58:04 AM »
Hyundai cuts steel for Philippine Navy’s second 107 m frigate
Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore - Jane's Navy International
21 September 2018

https://www.janes.com/article/83192/hyundai-cuts-steel-for-philippine-navy-s-second-107-m-frigate

Key Points

Hyundai Heavy Industries has begun construction work on a second HDF-3000 frigate on order for the Philippine Navy

The service is on track to receive both vessels by 2021

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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2018, 12:57:08 PM »
Lorenzana reveals names of PH's first-missile capable frigates
By Priam Nepomuceno December 20, 2018, 12:18 pm

http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1057131

MANILA -- The two missile-armed frigates now being constructed by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) will be named BRP Antonio Luna and BRP Jose Rizal, two of the country's leading patriots.

This was bared by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana when asked on the possible names of the two ships Thursday.

He added that these names are fitting as they are of Filipino heroes.

Rizal, the country's national hero, is known for his writings, which inspired the Philippine Revolution, against the abuses committed by Spanish colonial authorities while Luna is known for his staunch resistance against the Americans during the Philippine-American War.

The construction of the first missile-armed frigates is going smoothly, Philippine Navy (PN) flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad said earlier.

"(Construction for) our (first-missile) frigate is moving forward, darating na s’ya sa February (or) March of 2020, all systems go and we should very happy, we should be happy for our country," he added.

The keel-laying for the first-missile-armed frigate took place last Oct. 16 in Ulsan, South Korea while the steel-cutting for the second ship took place last September 17.

HHI is expected to lay the keel for the second frigate by the first quarter of 2019.

The Philippines and HHI signed a PHP16-billion contract for two missile-armed frigates, with another PHP2 billion set aside for its weapon systems and munition. The projected delivery date for the first frigate is by 2020 and the second one, in 2021.

“The ceremony was conducted at the building dock number 6 of the Special and Naval Shipbuilding Division of HHI. Three blocks of the first PN frigate (with HHI Project Number 159) was installed on the dock,” Capt. Sergio Bartolome, the PN officer supervising the project, earlier said.

Keel-laying formally starts the ship construction and is among the four highlights of a vessel’s life, with the other three being launching, commissioning and decommissioning.

The keel is also considered the backbone of any ship and its breakage will result in the destruction and sinking of any water craft. The steel-cutting for the first frigate took place last April. (PNA)



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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2019, 10:23:37 PM »
per maxdefense post P160 will be named BRP Antonio Luna

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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2019, 09:41:42 AM »
DND opens bids for ammo of 2 PH Navy frigates
By Priam Nepomuceno  February 5, 2019, 1:25 pm

http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1061017?fbclid=IwAR3YUGjeCwShaFimj5OXg5N2QVA-Cpk-5LJlupS1eM7sr3Kgoq2Iwvi98VE

MANILA -- The Department of National Defense (DND) on Tuesday announced that it has begun the acquisition process for the ammunition needed to arm the 76-mm automatic main cannons and 30-mm secondary cannons of the two missile-equipped frigates, being constructed by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

An invitation to bid bulletin posted on the DND website indicated that PHP77,536,964 is the approved budget for the so-called Frigate Acquisition Project Lot 2C Sublot-1 or the acquisition for the 76-mm ammunition.

Meanwhile, the budget for the Frigate Acquisition Project Lot 2C Sublot-2 or the acquisition for the 30-mm ammunition, is placed at PHP100 million. Both will be sourced from the AFP Modernization Trust Fund.

Winning bidders are required to deliver the items within 240 calendar days upon receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

They must also have completed a similar project in the past 10 years, DND Bids and Awards Committee 1 chair, Assistant Secretary Manuel Felino V. Ramos, said in the bulletin.

The pre-bid conference for both projects will be held at the DND Bids and Awards Committee Conference Room, Basement, Left Wing, DND Building, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City at 10 a.m. on February 7.

The opening of the bids will be held at the same venue at 10 a.m. on February 21.

Earlier, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that the two missile-armed frigates being constructed by HHI will be named BRP Antonio Luna and BRP Jose Rizal, two of the country's leading patriots.

He added that these names are fitting as they came from Filipino heroes.

Rizal is considered the country's national hero for his writing against the abuses committed by Spanish colonial authorities that inspired the Philippine Revolution.

Luna, meanwhile, is known for his staunch resistance against the Americans during the Philippine-American War.

The construction for the first missile-armed frigates is proceeding smoothly, Philippine Navy (PN) flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad announced.

"(Construction for) our (first-missile) frigate is moving forward. It will arrive in February (or) March of 2020. All systems go and we should very happy. We should be happy for our country," he added.

The keel-laying for the first-missile-armed frigate took place in Ulsan, South Korea on October 16 last year, with steel-cutting for the second ship taking place last September 17.

HHI is expected to lay the keel for the second frigate by the first quarter of 2019.

The Philippines and HHI signed a PHP16-billion contract for two missile-armed frigates, with another PHP2 billion set aside for its weapon systems and munition. The projected delivery date for the first frigate is by 2020 and the second one, in 2021.

“The ceremony was conducted at the building dock number 6 of the Special and Naval Shipbuilding Division of HHI. Three blocks of the first PN frigate (with HHI Project Number 159) was installed on the dock,” Capt. Sergio Bartolome, the PN officer supervising the project, earlier said.

Keel-laying formally starts the ship's construction and is among the four highlights of a vessel life with the other three being the launch, commissioning and decommissioning.

The keel is also considered the backbone of any ship and breakage will result in the destruction and sinking of any water craft.

The steel-cutting for the first frigate took place last April. (PNA)

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Re: FAP#2 (P160) - PN Frigate Acquisition Program
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2019, 04:09:16 PM »
just a guide in case ESSM will be considered for the PN Frigates..

https://www.janes.com/article/86917/essm-selected-for-finland-s-squadron-2020-corvette-programme

$94.5 million for ESSM surface-to-air missiles, together with launcher units, spare parts, required supplementary parts, and the related software package...

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Re: BRP Antonio Luna - Frigate #2 (P160) [PN Frigate Acquisition Program]
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2019, 03:23:45 AM »
Philippine Navy’s first missile-armed frigate set for May launch
By: Frances Mangosing -
Reporter / @FMangosingINQ INQUIRER.net / 04:15 PM March 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Navy’s first of two missile-armed frigates will be launched in May this year.

In an interview with military radio station DWDD, Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad said he would be with Defense Sec. Delfin Lorenzana in South Korea from May 17 to 19 to witness the launching.

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The launching of BRP Jose Rizal will be followed by the keel-laying of the second missile-armed frigate BRP Antonio Luna, Empedrad said.

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Read more: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1094376/philippine-navys-first-missile-armed-frigate-set-for-may-launch#ixzz5htIwm7Wt
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