Tag: Philippine Army

Philippine Army Will Get this Land-based Weapon System

The Philippines would become the first nation to purchase the missile if the two parties manage to seal an agreement. Indian and the Philippines officials are reportedly negotiating the price terms of a potential sale of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to the Philippines. Part of the negotiations is after-sale logistics to enlist the 292 […]

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Philippine Army Recovered AK-47 Rifle and Munitions

Government troops seized ammunition and electric wires used to explode improvised explosive devices (IEDs) following an encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas before midnight Sunday in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. Soldiers recovered 23 rounds of ammunition for AK47 rifle and an AK47 magazine assembly, along with several meters of electric wire. They also found […]

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Philippine Troops Rescued the British National in Sulu

AFP troops from the Army’s 2nd Special Forces Battalion have saved the kidnapped British national and his wife. Government troops rescued the businessman Allan Arthur Hyrons and Welma Paglinawan-Hyrons before 9 a.m. after a firefight with Abu Sayyaf troops took around 10 minutes. Bandits fleed away and leave the couple n the town of Parang, […]

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Headless Bodies Found by Security Forces in Basilan

A police report on Monday, t they saw the decomposing bodies of seven Filipino farmers who were abducted and beheaded by Abu Sayyaf gunmen believed to be the victims of kidnappings in two towns on the southern island of Basilan. Two of the seven killed men were abducted two weeks ago by gunmen under Abu […]

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India Increases Counter Terrorism Cooperation with the Philippines

India has intensified its anti-terror and de-radicalisation cooperation with the Philippines, which is currently fighting a month long siege with Islamic State affiliated militants in the city of Marawi. India provides financial support amounting Php 25 million pesos to the Philippines help rehabilitate the damage of the siege done by the  ISIS affiliated terror groups in […]

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63rd Infantry Battalion – Troops Reinforcement Now in Sulu

MANILA – A new military unit, the 63rd Infantry Battalion, has arrived in Sulu Wednesday to help in the ongoing operations against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Sulu, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said. “Arrival of 63rd Infantry Battalion is part of augmentation of troops announced by the […]

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No State of Emergency in Sulu – Duterte

MANILA – Amid the heightened war against the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group(ASG) that resulted in the death of 15 soldiers, President Rodrigo Duterte stressed that there is no need for him to declare a state of emergency in Sulu. ”The magnitude of the trouble there does not warrant anything except the industry of the Armed […]

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Military Units in Lanao on Red alert in Wake of Jailbreak

MANILA – All military units in Lanao del Sur put on a region-wide red alert in the wake of the attack on its provincial jail which led to the release of 28 prisoners, including eight members of the Maute Group, last Aug. 27. “We have given a region-wide red alert (for this jailbreak and as […]

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PMA Class of 1984 Appointed 5th ID Commander

MANILA, Aug. 23 (PNA) — Brig. Gen. Paul T. Atoll, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1984, was appointed commander of the Isabela-based 5th Infantry Division Monday. He replaced Major Gen. Lysander A. Suerte who retired from the service early this month. Prior his appointment to the 5th Infantry Division, Atal served […]

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Philippine Army Units In Defensive Mode During Ceasefire

MANILA, Aug. 22 (PNA) — All Philippine Army (PA) units will be in defensive mode in case some rogue rebel elements decide to violate the ceasefire declared by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the Communist Party of the Philippines over the weekend. This is to prevent unnecessary casualties in Army ranks, PA spokesperson Col. Benjamin […]

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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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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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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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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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