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Philippines receives first of two large coastguard vessels from Japan

The first of two 94 metre-long Multirole Response Vessels (MRRVs) on order for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has arrived home on 26 January....

Philippine Air Force Orders 32 More Black Hawks

On 22 February the Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) signed a $624 million contract to purchase Black Hawk helicopters for the Armed Forces...
IAI naval combat suite

Hanwha Systems and IAI Sign MoU to Collaborate on Marketing Combat...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Hanwha Systems Co., one of South Korea's leading defense contractors, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to market...
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Philippine Army receives new self-propelled artillery and mortars, expecting new AFVs

The Philippine Army (PA) has received a boost in firepower with recent deliveries of indirect fire weapons, with the delivery of 12 Israeli-made Elbit...
The flight simulator training

Philippine Air Force commences S-70i Black Hawk synthetic training at CAE...

Black Hawk S-70i helicopter pilots from the Philippine Air Force (PAF) have commenced flight simulator training at the CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC),...

Philippines receives final batch of S-70i Black Hawk helos

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has taken delivery of five more Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk utility helicopters, the service announced on 9 November. The...

Philippine Navy completes first operational test of Spike ER missile

The Philippine Navy’s Naval Forces Western Mindanao command has successfully tested its Rafael Spike ER anti-armour guided missile during at-sea exercises near Salkulakit Island...

Philippines seeks tactical air mobility boost

The Philippine Air Force’s (PAF’s) air mobility fleet is set to benefit from five new Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical airlifters, following approval from the...
BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150) frigate

Philippine Navy frigates receive air defence missiles

The Philippine Navy has received an undisclosed number of MBDA Mistral 3 surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) to arm its two new 2,600 tonne Jose Rizal-class...
Shortfin

Regional countries react to AUKUS and Australia’s nuclear-powered submarine ambition

Southeast Asian countries have raised concerns that Canberra’s decision to develop and procure eight nuclear-powered submarines under a trilateral security partnership with the United...

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