Philippine Navy to Get Warship From Japan (JMSDF)

Japan government already provided a multi-billion pesos procurement of Philippine Coast Guard patrol ship. So at this time, is it possible for the Philippine Navy to get a warship from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force?

In July 2014 the Japanese government approved the reinterpretation of its self-defense forces allowing them to defend other allies in case of war being declared upon them.

As the Philippines-Japan is in process of bilateral negotiation regarding visiting forces agreement; Some unconfirmed talks of Maritime Patrol Aircraft, radar, and warships including technology transfer through excess defense articles is also reported.

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