Category: Philippine Army

Philippine Marines

Philipine Army To Add More Than 2000 Recruit Soldiers

The recruitment for 2,300 soldiers this year is now on going in different units across the country. The 10th Infantry Division currently needs 200 soldiers while the Mechanized Infantry Division needs 120 candidate soldiers.  Each unit has an average quota between 50 to 100 soldiers. The Training and Doctrine Command, Division Training Schools, Combat Support […]

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C23 Sherpa Aircraft

Philippine Army and Coast Guard 2015- to receive Sherpa C-23B+ Transport Aircraft

British company’s Shorts Brothers and now owned by the Bombardier Aerospace produced the Sherpa C-23B+. US Army used the Sherpa C-23B+ type of aircraft since 1985. The aircraft is capable of landing in soft surface small airfields. It is a medium transport aircraft that can provide troops airdrop, cargo transport, and aeromedical evacuation. The plane can […]

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M-4 Rifle

All Remington M-4 Rifle Rear Sights Fixed

MANILA, Aug. 25 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced that all 44,186 M-4 automatic rifles at its inventory have been corrected of its rear sight deficiencies. This was disclosed by AFP public affairs office chief Col. Noel Detoyato Tuesday. Of these, 24,300 have been accepted and ready for issuance to ground […]

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Philippine Army Night Fighting System Acquisition

The Department of National Defense (DND) will spend more than Php 1 billion pesos to acquire night fighting system for the Philippine Army. The procurement will be done through open competitive bidding procedures as provided by the implementing rules of the procurement law. The bidding is open to both foreign and local bidders subject to […]

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Assault Rifle

Remington Delivered Rifle Defective

The Armed Forces of the Philippines currently employs a small handful of different rifles, including American made M16, M4, CAR-15 and Philippine made PVAR rifles, which are all AR-15 variants as well as Heckler and Koch G36, Steyr AUG and IMI Galil rifles. In 2013, Remington has landed a contract to supply the Armed Forces of […]

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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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AFP Ordered $18 Million Falcon III Radios and Vehicular Communications Systems

Harris Corporation will modernize the Light Armored Division of the Philippine Army with the latest Falcon RF-7800V Combat Net Radio integrated into the RF-7800I Intercom Systems. This comprehensive solution for in-vehicle voice and data communications delivers secure tactical network connectivity. It will speed up tactical radio modernization for the Philippine Army by providing soldiers with […]

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