BRP GREGORIO DEL PILAR (DWDD) – Commanding Officer, BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF15), Commander Santiago Pacis Jr PN (GSC) emphasizes the importance of emergency preparedness during the ship’s voyage to participate in the multilateral naval exercise codenamed, KOMODO 2018.
“It is our responsibility to remain prepared for emergencies, everyone must learn how to survive in the ship,” he stated.
Members of the PN contingent experienced how to use personal protective of equipment such as Emergency Escape Breathing Device (EEBD) and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). This was followed by demonstration of different fire fighting tactics to combat fire. NTG83/MCAG