Category: AFP Modernization

Combat helicopter

Philippine Air Force 2015 – 8 Brand New Attack Helicopters

Shortly after the awarding of three 3 Philippine Navy Helicopter, the Philippine Air Force immediately plan to  acquire new attack helicopter. By  June 2013, DND confirmed the acquisition of brand new attack helicopter. In October  2013,  AgustaWestland company won the bidding to supply 8 attack helicopters. Under the 3.44 billion contract price, the helicopter must have […]

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Philippine Navy 2015 - SSV

Philippine Navy 2015 Strategic Sealift Vessel Acquisition

In January 2014, PT PAL Indonesia won the bidding of SSV with a price offer of P3.8 billion. Two months after, PT PAL hand over the scale model of the strategic sealift vessel to Philippine Navy. As of August 2015, IHS Jane confirmed that the first Strategic Sealift Vessel is nearly 70 percent complete while the […]

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Balikpapan class

Philippine Navy 2015 – To Receive Landing Class Heavy Ships from Australia

The Philippine Navy is expected to receive two supply ships ( HMAS Tarakan L 129 and HMAS Brunei L 127 ) Balikpapan-class landing craft heavy from Australian Navy (RAN). The HMA Ships Labuan, Tarakan Brunei were decommissioned in November 2014. Landing Craft Heavy DetailsLength: 44.5 meters Beam: 10.1 meters Draught: 2 meters Displacement: 364 tons standard, 517 […]

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Philippine Air Force

Philippine Air Force 2015 – Successful Acquisition

  January 2014 – two Light lift transport aircraft worth 814 million pesos February 2014 – three air search radars from Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.- Elta for P2.6 billion March 2014 – State arms procurement agency of South Korea signed a US$420 million contract to export 12 FA-50 fighter jets built by Korea Aerospace Industries […]

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Japan Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Philippine Air Force 2015 – The Maritime Patrol Aircraft Acquisition

In August 2014 Seven companies attended the bidding of 5.98 Billion Pesos Brand new Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft. By June 2015, a news surface that the Philippine Government may acquire up to 4 P-3 Orion Aircraft from Japan Maritime Self Defense Force through excess defense articles .    

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Philippine Navy to Get Warship From Japan (JMSDF)

Japan government already provided a multi-billion pesos procurement of Philippine Coast Guard patrol ship. So at this time, is it possible for the Philippine Navy to get a warship from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force? In July 2014 the Japanese government approved the reinterpretation of its self-defense forces allowing them to defend other allies in case […]

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Philippine Army 2015 The Shore Based Missile Defense System Acquisition

An update of Philippine Army shore based missile defense system acquisition. Since 2013 a news report of anti-aircraft guided missiles and at the same year a report of Shore based missile defense system confirmed by the the Philippine Government. To view the detailed info of the acquisition – Shore based missile realignment

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Top 9 Philippine Navy Modernization Projects

The top 9  list of Philippine Air force modernization project. From acquisition of 5 naval helicopter, 3 multi purpose attack craft,  2 ASW Helicopter, a landing craft utility helicopter from South Korea, a Pohang Class Corvette , a tanker ship from PNOC, 2 units of strategic sea-lift vessel from Indonesia worth 4 billion pesos, frigates and […]

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Philippine Air Force FA-50

Top 11 Philippine Air Force Modernization Projects

The top 11 list of Philippine Air force modernization project. From acquisition of two light lift aircraft CN212 PT Dirgantara Indonesia, to eight close air support aircraft bidding, a 21 units of huey from Rice Aircraft Services and Canadian Company Eagle Copters Ltd., to 3 medium lift aircraft, two C130 Hercules from United States, to […]

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Long range maritime patrol aircraft

Philippine Air Force Two Maritime Patrol Aircraft

The Philippine Government is planning to acquire 2 long range maritime patrol aircraft with the following details: 7 hours minimum endurance Equip with Satellite Communication System Equip with aerial surveillance camera capable of recording high definition videos 360 Radar Capability   With the acquisition of two (2)  long range maritime patrol, the  Philippine Air Force […]

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C23 Sherpa Aircraft

Philippine Army and Coast Guard To Receive Four C-23 Sherpa Medium Lift Aircraft

The Philippine Army and Philippine Coast Guard are expected to receive 2 each of Sherpa C-23B+ aircraft from United States Army. The C-23 Sherpa is a medium lift transport aircraft, a kind of aircraft that can provide troops airdrop, cargo transport , and can be also converted paramedical evacuation. Video Courtesy: C-23 Sherpa Static Line […]

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Long range maritime patrol aircraft

Philippine Air Force Acquisition

Eight Attack Helicopter with night attack capability, A Squadron FA-50 Multi Role Jet Fighter , two  Light Lift Aircfraft, three Medium Lift Aircfraft Augusta Westland Helicopter for BRP Alcaraz and BRP Gregorio Del Pilar

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Philippine Navy 2015 – The Two Brand New Frigates Acquisition

From the offer and evaluation of Italian Maestrale Class Frigates… to a French frigate plan .. to a gossip of acquiring the decommissioned Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate.. a South Korean defense manufacturer offer an Incheon Class Frigate variant and finally the Philippine Government decision to acquire two brand new multimission frigates that able to operate […]

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Japanese Missile Launch

Philippine Military Missile Defense Project and Acquisitions

In response of growing pressure of external threats. Raytheon awarded a contract to build maritime border security within 2 years. While waiting the Israel made Radar and still bidding for long range maritime patrol aircraft and Anti-submarine helicopter, a different type of missile defense project are in queue after this.

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South Korea donate Landing Class Utility

Philippine Navy Successful Acquisition

Strategic Sealift Vessel – 3.864 billion for two Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV) worth of contract awarded to PT Pal Indonesia. The vessels can be used for civil-military operations and for transporting large number of troops, logistics and supplies. Each vessels can accommodate up three helicopters. Evaluated in 2013 and contract approved in January 2014. Medium […]

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