Sunday, September 26, 2021

Topic: Philippines

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.43B sale of F-16 jets to Philippines

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Pentagon’s top arms broker, announced that the U.S. State Department has cleared a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of...

Philippine Air Force S-70i helicopter crashes in Capas killing 6 people on board

A Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk combat utility helicopter of the Philippine Air Force crashed on Wednesday during a training flight.  According to a media statement from Colonel Jesus...

Philippines confirms buying six T129 attack helicopters

The Minister of National Defense of the Philippines, Dolphin Lorenzana, on May 24, 2021, confirmed the existence of an intergovernmental firm contract with Turkey for the purchase...

Philippine Army selects Sabrah light tank

The Philippine Army has selected Sabrah light tank for the Philippine Army's Light Tank Acquisition Project. The Israeli company Elbit Systems has won a $196 million contract to...

No money, Philippines will not buy American attack helicopters

Philippines delays the purchase of AH-1Z Viper or AH-64E Apache attack helicopters offered by the United States under the two Foreign Military Sales (FMS) package, according to...

U.S. brings advanced F-35B fighters to Philippines’ Balikatan exercise for first time

The advanced F-35B Lightning II aircraft aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force...

Philippines, Bangladesh to procure 100 Kaplan medium tanks

The Philippines and Bangladesh have put an order for 100 Kaplan medium tanks which are co-produced by Turkish defense contractor FNSS and Indonesia's PT Pindad, said Windu...

PT Pindad close to starting modern medium-weight tank production

Indonesian defence company PT Pindad is nearing serial production of the modern medium-weight tank production called Kaplan MT (Medium Tank) developed jointly by Turkish company FNSS. PT Pindad has announced...

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