Canadian Warship Visits the Philippines

Canadian Warship Visits the Philippines
HMCS REGINA (FFH 334)

The Canadian Navy ship HMCS Regina arrived in Manila, the Philippines on February 1 for a goodwill visit.

 

During the visit, the Philippine Navy welcomed the ship’s crew and informed them on the security issues, intelligence and health situation in the city.

HMCS Regina was commissioned into the fleet on December 29th, 1993 and assigned to Maritime Forces Pacific (MARCPAC). Her primary goal is to serve on MARPAC missions, aimed at protecting Canada’s sovereignty in the Pacific Ocean, and to enforce the country’s laws in its territorial sea and exclusive economic zone.

The ship will depart Manila on February 5th, 2014.


HMCS REGINA SPECIFICATIONS
Length 134.2m
Beam 16.5m
Draught 7.1m
Displacement 3,995 tonnes (light)
4,795 tonnes (operational)
5,032 tonnes (deep load)
Speed 30 knots
Complement 225 (including air detachment)
Range 9,500 nautical miles (17,595 km)
Status In active service

Naval Today Staff, February 3, 2014; Image: Navy

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