In November 2015, former President Aquino approved the multiyear contract worth 44 billion pesos for the procurement of;
- Two Brand New Frigates
- 2 Anti-Submarine Helicopter
- 8 Amphibious Assault Vehicle
- 6 To Close Air Support Aircraft
- 2 Maritime Patrol Aircraft
In March 2016, DND closed the deal with Anglo-Italian manufacturer of AgustaWestland AW-159, a contract worth 5.3 billion pesos (US $114 million) for the anti-submarine helicopter acquisition project of Philippine Navy.