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China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

As fears grow that China is on an aggressive South China Sea territorial grab, a sleepy Philippine village is being transformed into a major naval base that may host US warships. Ulugan Bay, a small, picturesque cove encircled by thick […]


US-Philippines launch war games after Obama pledge

US-Philippines launch war games after Obama pledge

Thousands of American and Philippine troops launched large annual exercises on Monday after US President Barack Obama vowed “ironclad” backing for its Asian ally, locked in a tense maritime row with China. Filipino Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said the […]


Philippines, US to sign defense pact

Philippines, US to sign defense pact

The Philippines and the United States announced they would sign an agreement on Monday to allow a greater US military presence on Filipino soil for the next decade. The deal will be signed in Manila a few hours before US […]


Canada to Finance Sale of 8 Bell 412EPs to Philippines

Canada to Finance Sale of 8 Bell 412EPs to Philippines

Bell Helicopter announced it has signed a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) for eight Bell 412EP helicopters. The aircraft will be delivered to the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) fully configured and equipped with advanced features […]


Korea Aerospace to Export 12 FA-50s to the Philippines

Korea Aerospace to Export 12 FA-50s to the Philippines

Korea Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (KAI) won a contract to export 12 FA-50s to the Philippines for Philippine Air Force’s multi-purpose fighter purchase project in a government-to-government way on March 28th. This contract including training is valued at $420 million and […]


Philippines to spend $524mn on military aircraft

Philippines to spend $524mn on military aircraft

The Philippines said Friday it will buy $524.7-million worth of aircraft from South Korea and Canada as part of a military upgrade amid territorial disputes with superpower neighbor China. The contracts to be signed on March 28 will include the […]


US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea: Navy chief

US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea: Navy chief

The United States will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US Chief of Naval Operations said Thursday. Admiral Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honour its mutual […]


Philippines, rebels sign ‘power sharing’ accord

Philippines, rebels sign ‘power sharing’ accord

The Philippine government and Muslim rebels on Sunday signed a crucial power sharing accord, paving the way for a final peace agreement aimed at ending a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands. The power sharing annex had been […]


Philippine Air Force Signs Contract for Eight AW109 Power Helicopters

Philippine Air Force Signs Contract for Eight AW109 Power Helicopters

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Philippine Air Force has signed a contract for eight AW109 Power light twin helicopters. These aircraft will be used to perform a range of duties including homeland security, armed reconnaissance and close support. […]


 
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