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PH set to sign P23.7-billion worth of aircraft deals

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The Philippines will sign P23.7-billion worth of aircraft deals next week amid the military’s efforts to attain a minimum credible defense.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH eyes to purchase 2 light planes for territorial defense support

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The Department of National Defense is looking to acquire two brand new light lift fixed wing aircraft worth about P800 million.

Posted: August 1st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

BRP Alcaraz conducts test-fire of weapons in Atlantic Ocean

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PH’S 2ND WARSHIP  The BRP Ramon Alcaraz.  PHOTO FROM TWITTER ACCOUNT OF PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN US

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz, the Philippines’ second warship cruising to its new home port, conducted a “successful” test-fire of its main weapons system in the Atlantic Ocean, the Philippine Embassy in Washington said.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Aquino bares AFP buildup vs ‘bullies in our backyard’

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President Aquino on Tuesday announced a $1.8-billion military upgrade to help defend the country’s maritime territory against “bullies,” amid an ever-worsening dispute with China.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

AFP to acquire helicopters, trucks

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. FILE PHOTO

The Philippine’s defense chief says the government has signed separate contracts worth 163 billion pesos (about $39 million) with Italian and South Korean companies to supply helicopters and trucks as part of efforts to modernize its poorly equipped military.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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