The Department of National Defense announced that it has allocated 5.4 billion to fund the acquisition of two brand-new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters for the Philippine Navy.
The ASW choppers will be assigned to the BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16). The model of the said chopper is Agustawestland AW-159 , an improved version of the Westland Super Lynx military helicopter.
Assumed to be delivered within 730 days or two years and seventeen days from the time of the awarding, we disclosed the deal with AgustaWestland SuperLynx.
Bid worth PHP 5,362,762,748.56 is worth indulging for this blessed year 2016.