Voltaire Gazmin, the Secretary of the Philippines’ Department of National Defence, announced today that the Philippine Navy (PN) is seriously considering the proposal to buy two frigates from Italy.
The Philippine naval forces announced that they have rescued a total of 12 sailors, all of them hailing from Asian nations near the southern island of Mindanao.
The officials with the Philippine Navy (PN) announced today that two new multi-purpose attack crafts, built by a local Philippine shipbuilder, will be delivered to the armed forces this week.
A series of clashes occurred in the Philippine island of Basilan yesterday and today, resulting in the death of 19 people.
Aquino announces that Philippines will not back down, increasing the possibility of conflict with China
Tension has been prevailing in the South China Sea, ever since the announcement by the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III earlier this week that his nation won’t back down in the territorial dispute with China.
The huge maintenance cost of the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets might become a major hindrance in their proposed acquisition by the Philippine Air Force (PAF).