Philippines Navy Nations // Southeast Asia



OVERVIEW The Philippine navy's principal mission is to protect and police the nation's 7,100 islands with a combined coastline of 22,550 miles, as well as the country's 200-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The navy also has important support missions for the other armed forces and agencies of the government, especially in transporting troops and equipment between islands. It occasionally works with other services in conducting joint operations and amphibious assaults. The Philippine...

 

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