Category: Military

Defense Secretary Lorenzana Signed Defense MOU Between PH-Croatian Government

The Department of National Defense recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Defense Cooperation with the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Croatia, increasing bilateral defense relations between the two countries. The Memorandum of Understanding signed by Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Damir Krstičević last […]

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Philippines Cannot Afford Full Armed Forces Modernization

As President Benigno Aquino took office in 2010, the Philippines has only acquired handful ordnance which include two former US coast guard cutters, three landing craft vessels from Australia and South Korea and seven Huey helicopters. This acquisition indicated that the military can’t really afford full modernization, but a frugal and economical military upgrade only. […]

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Philippine Army SBMS Realignment

The Armed forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri said that the plans to buy shore-based missile systems for the military have not been “scrapped”, just postponed.  “It appears the project was scrapped”. It was not scrapped,  we just requested that it would be moved in second horizon . He also […]

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