BRP Bienvenido Salting (PG-112)
|Builder:||Korea Tacoma Shipyard, Chinhae, South Korea|
|Fate:||transferred to Philippine Navy in 1995|
|Name:||BRP Bienvenido Salting (PG-112)|
|Acquired:||15 June 1995|
|Commissioned:||22 May 1996|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2018[update]|
|Class & type:||Tomas Batillo class (Chamsuri Wildcat PKM class)|
|Type:||Fast Attack Craft|
|Displacement:||148 tons full load|
|Length:||121.4 ft (37 m)|
|Beam:||22.6 ft (7 m)|
|Draft:||5.6 ft (1.7 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 × MTU MD 16V 538 TB90 diesel engines @ 6,000 horsepower.|
|Speed:||33 knots (61 km/h) max|
|Range:||600 nautical miles (1,100 km) at 20 knots|
|navigation and surface search radar|
BRP Bienvenido Salting (PG-112) is a Tomas Batillo class fast attack craft of the Philippine Navy. It is part of the first batch transferred by the South Korean government on 15 June 1995, and arrived in the Philippines in August 1995. It was commissioned with the Philippine Navy on 22 May 1996.
As of 2012, the ship's fit-out is different from her sisterships which undertook refurbishing and updating works and still sports the original weapons fit-out.
The Bienvenido Salting is the only ship of the Tomas Batillo class still using the twin Emerlec 30mm guns and does not have the provisions for RHIB.
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