Month: July 2015

International Companies Start to Bid for AFP’s Night Fighting System Acquisition Project

The Philippines is looking for bidders after Night Fighting System with designated budget of Php 1.116 billion for 4,464 units. Night Fighting System that the Armed Forces of the Philippines are looking for are comprised of three major components mainly Night Vision Monocular (NVM), Infrared Aiming Device (IRAD), and Laser Zeroing Device (LZD). These three work […]

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Philippine Coast Guard MRRV

Japan Coast Guard Maritime Capability

The Japan Coast Guard currently operates 455 watercraft and 73 aircraft which 27 of them are fixed wing and 46 are Helicopters. The Shikishima class (PLH) of the Japan is the world’s largest patrol vessel. The Japan Coast Guard Watercraft Designation are the ff: PLH (Patrol Vessel Large With Helicopter) Displacement: 6,500 tons class PL […]

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Philippine Navy AW109 Power Helicopter

Balikatan 2015 – US Air Force and PAF Develop Bilateral Rescue Skills

The bilateral training event provided both rescue teams with a better understanding of how each other operates, and ensures mission accomplishment should they work side-by-side in the future. United States Air Force pararescuemen with 31st Rescue Squadron and members from the 505th Search and Rescue Group of the Philippine Air Force conducted a mass-casualty evacuation […]

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MV-22 Osprey

An Osprey Aircraft From Japan Going to Clark Air Base Philippines

U.S Marines from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 with Marine Aircraft Group-36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing depart from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma to Clark Air Base in the Philippines at MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, A 2015. VMM-262 will be pre-staging aircraft in preparation to support humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.  

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Long range maritime patrol aircraft

Philippine Air Force Two Maritime Patrol Aircraft

The Philippine Government is planning to acquire 2 long range maritime patrol aircraft with the following details: 7 hours minimum endurance Equip with Satellite Communication System Equip with aerial surveillance camera capable of recording high definition videos 360 Radar Capability   With the acquisition of two (2)  long range maritime patrol, the  Philippine Air Force […]

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