Philippine Armed Forces 44 Billion Modernization Updates

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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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