Coastal Ops

53IB Enhances Matapat Troops Capability on Seaborne Operations

The 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion conducted a comprehensive Seaborne Operations and Patrol Training at Turtle Island, Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur on March 9, 2024.

The training focused on honing the capabilities of troops in operating within the coastal area.The training was participated by the squads of Alpha Company of 53IB and part of the training were close-quarters combat training, tactical manuevering on water and vessel boarding.

This training exercise signifies the troops of 53IB readiness to address maritime security challenges in the coastline of Zamboanga del Sur. This commitment to coastal security promotes not only the safety but also fosters an environment conducive to economic growth and development.

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