Poland, Philippines sign agreement on purchase of arms, military equipment

The Philippines and Poland have signed Implementation Agreement with regard to the purchase of arms and military equipment, the Embassy of Poland in Manila said. The said signing ceremony for the said agreement was conducted online. “Signing ceremony on-line of ‘Implementation Agreement with regard to the purchase of arms and military equipment’ between Poland and […]

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Duterte tells military, police to kill armed rebels right away during encounter

President Rodrigo Duterte, during the Joint Meeting of the National Task Force-Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict in Northern Mindanao (NTF-RTF-ELCAC X) on March 5, has appealed to communist rebels to surrender and offered them assistance for reintegration. However, the President also warned those who will continue to try to overthrow the […]

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Shaldag MK V: PHL Navy’s upcoming fast attack interdiction craft

The Philippine Navy is set to receive units of new Israel-made fast attack interdiction craft-missile (FAIC-M) after the Department of National Defense (DND) awarded Israel Shipyards and Rafael contracts under the FAIC-M Acquisition Project. The project involves 8 units of fast attack crafts. However, Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo said in December 2020 […]

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Medal of Valor awardee Lt. Gen. Sobejana is next AFP chief

Philippine Army commanding general Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana, a Medal of Valor awardee, was chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte to be next Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief-of-Staff. Lieutenant General Sobejana will succeed AFP Chief-of-Staff General Gilbert Gapay who will reach mandatory age of retirement on February 4. Sobejana’s Medal of Valor citation reads: […]

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