Two Anti-submarine (ASW) Helicopter for Philippine Navy

The Department of National Defense announced that it has allocated 5.4 billion to fund the acquisition of two brand-new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters for the Philippine Navy.  The ASW choppers will be assigned to the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16).

The model of the said chopper is  Agustawestland AW-159 ,  an improved version of the Westland Super Lynx military helicopter.