Tag: AFP Modernization

U.S. Delivers Two C-208B Surveillance Aircraft to Philippine Air Force

VILLAMOR AIR BASE, Philippines (July 27, 2017)—The U.S. formally delivered two new Cessna 208B (C-208B) Grand Caravan Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) during a handover ceremony, Thursday. The delivery of the aircraft is part of a $33 million package through the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act Building Partnership […]

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VLS Missile Launch

Department of National Defense Finalizing Two Missile Armed Warship

MANILA – The contract for the Philippine Navy’s two missile-armed frigates is now being finalized, Department of National Defense (DND) public affairs office chief Arsenio Andolong said Monday. Once the contract is finalized, it will be signed by DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and the duly authorized representative of the winning proponent, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), […]

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South Korea Hyundai Heavy Industries Awarded Two Missile-armed Frigates Project

MANILA — The Department of National Defense (DND) has awarded its two missile-armed frigates project to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). This was confirmed to the PNA Friday by DND public affairs service chief Arsenio Andolong. “NOA was given to HHI as GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd) was post-disqualified after it was determined that […]

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TC-90 aircrafts

Japan – Philippines Signing of Agreement on the Lease of Aircraft

Philippines leased five more aircraft patrol with Japan as declared in disclosed documents signed by both parties dealt with the transfer of military equipment’s and technology, essential documents are vital to refrain from being tagged as third party coordination. Japan will lease TC-90 aircrafts, part of their contribution to stronger claims and resistance of the […]

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AgustaWEstland AW-159 ASW Helicopter

AgustaWestland Won 5.4 Billion-Peso Bidding For Anti-Submarine Helicopter

Php 5.4 billion was earmarked to Philippine Navy by the National Government for the acquisition of two anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters, sourced from the AFP Modernization Trust Fund according to Bids and Awards Committee that was later confirmed by Department of National Defense Undersecretary for Finance, Modernization, Installations and Munitions Fernando Manalo. Bidding has gone […]

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Turkey Was Tagged as the Lowest Bidder by DND and BAC

Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) was presided by retired general Assistant Secretary Ernesto Boac which declared Aselsan A.S, Turkey as the lowest bidder for Night Fighting System Deal. The company was specifically dealing in electronic warfare gear. Aselsan, Turkey was represented by Murat Unluturk, the owner of Defense Marketing Consultancy (DMC). It’s local partner is […]

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Philippine Air Force FA-50

PAF to Acquire Transmitter, Fire Control Radar

MANILA, Feb. 23  — The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of Php 39,593,364 for the procurement of a transmitter and “FCR” for the avionic system of its brand-new FA-50PH “Fighting Eagle” lift-interim fighter aircraft. The latter are sensitive components needed for the efficient operation of the aircraft. Submission and opening of bids […]

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Shipbuilding works

Philippines Shipbuilding Law Move Forward

A Naval Architecture bill is proposed for the local shipbuilding industry that would upgrade and strengthen the Philippine Army . The bill’s principal author, Angkla party-list Rep. Jesulito Manalo said House Bill 5535 will be a pattern shift towards uplifting the already inappropriate practice of naval architecture and marine engineering in the Philippines. The proposed […]

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Airbus C-295 Light lift

Philippine Air Force Allocates 4.2 Million to C295 Spare Parts

The Philippine Air Force allocate  P42 million budget  for the purchase of spare parts for the communication navigation and environmental systems of  Medium lift C-295 transport aircraft. The bid is open to all who have purchase the bidding certificates worth P5,000. The pre-bid meeting is scheduled on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Air Force Procurement […]

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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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Spanish C-295

The 5.98 Billion Pesos Maritime Patrol Aircraft Deal

The bidding for the two long-range maritime patrol aircraft worth 5.98-billion pesos has failed as bidders were not able to meet the requirements set by the Defense department. The special Bids and Awards Committee declared a failed bidding after examining bid documents for almost 12 hours. The defense department’s bids and awards committee did not reach […]

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