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Philippines Air Force chooses Turkish-made T129 attack helicopter

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Philippines Department of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that the Philippines Air Force selected the Turkish-made T129 Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance (ATAK) helicopters. Speaking to reporters Friday, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said that the Air Force’s technical working group (TWG) has already recommended two helicopter types for purchase: the Turkish T129 ATAK attack helicopter  and U.S.-made […]

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Elbit Systems awarded further Philippines M113s upgrade contract

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Elbit Systems has been awarded a further contract to upgrade the 44 M113A2 tracked armored personnel carriers for the Philippine Army. That was reported by the israeldefense.co.il. Under the contract, 44 M113A2 tracked armored personnel carriers (APC) will be fitted with Elbit’s Dragon 12.7mm Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) and Combat NG BMS. Five additional APCs […]

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South Korea completes delivery of FA-50PH fighter jets to Philippines

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South Korea has completed the delivery of FA-50PH fighter jets for the Philippine Air Force, that was reported by news.abs-cbn.com. Two more FA-50PH fighter jets from South Korea arrived on 31 May morning at the Philippine Air Force Harribon Hangar in Clark Airbase, Pampanga. The latest batch completes the PAF acquisition of 12 FA-50PH fighter […]

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New anti-submarine helicopters for Philippine Navy to be armed with Israeli-made Spike missiles

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The  Israeli-made Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) missiles will be used on the new AugustaWestland AW159 Wildcat helicopters of Philippine Navy. The Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) missiles will be employed by the Philippine Navy as an anti-ship weapon on the AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcats helicopters that are due to be delivered to Manila by next year. According to Rafael, the […]

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Korea offers Light Tactical Vehicle for Philippine army

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Christened the Kia Light Tactical Vehicle (KLTV) for export markets, Alan Lee, assistant manager of Kia’s special vehicle export team, said he hoped that this family of armour-protected vehicles would attract attention from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). That was reported by Shephard. With the AFP facing ever more dangerous threats such as improvised […]

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Improved version of M113 Armored Personnel Carriers spotted in Philippine

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The improved version of M113A2 Armored Personnel Carriers with 25mm Elbit Systems’ unmanned turrets was spotted in Philippine. Earlier it was reported that the Army of the Philippines has signed a contract with Elbit Systems for the procurement of 4 upgraded M113A2 with 25mm cannons and 6 units with 12.7mm machine guns. The improved version of M113A2 Armored Personnel Carriers will have Remote Control Weapons […]

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Hydratek failed to deliver 10 small amphibian vehicles for the Philippine Marine Corp.

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The acquisition of 10 small amphibian vehicles was a failed, Hydratek Inc was unable to deliver the vehicles at all. Since October 2015 they have been blacklisted. On July 2014 Hydratek Inc, a privately owned manufacturer of multipurpose and amphibious vehicles based in Tennessee, USA won the bid to supply of 10 small amphibian vehicle, […]

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Philippines Received 77 units of M113A2 APC under the US EDA Program

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US Government Transfers 114 M113A2 Armored Personnel Carriers to Armed Forces of the Philippines Under the USG Excess Defense Article Program Manila – 77 units of M113A2 Armed Personnel Carriers (APC) arrived at Subic Bay yesterday evening. This was the first shipment of 114 such vehicles to arrive. The second shipment of 37 units is […]

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Philippine Air Force Set to Receive First 2 Korean FA-50 Jets

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The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is set to receive the first two of 12 Korean-made trainer jet fighters worth P18.9 billion ordered by the government from manufacturer Korean Aerospace Inc. (KAI), which developed the aircraft with the American aerospace company Lockheed Martin. According to PAF spokesman Colonel Enrico Canaya, the jets, however, are not combat-ready […]

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Philippines will take delivery «First Win 4×4» Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles

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Chaiseri Metal and Rubber Company, the Thai developer and manufacturer of the First Win 4×4 mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicle, is accumulating its first overseas sales. Next year the Philippines will take delivery of a left-hand-drive version of the 11t First Win, with this unit to be dedicated to airport security usage at Clark […]

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