Philippine Armed Forces 44 Billion Modernization Updates

Published on July 4, 2016 by

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.

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