Army acquiring P215.6 million worth of equipment for troops

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The Philippine Army is acquiring PHP215.6 million worth of new equipment for its troops, the chair of Army bids and awards committee Major General Joselito Reyes said.

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Philstar said in a report that included in the shopping list are 17,763 pairs of rubber shoes worth P35.5 million; 90,634 round-neck shirts amounting to P15.8 million; 17,706 Army uniforms for P9.7 million; 3,576 pieces of combat chest rig for P5.7 million, and 8,032 hydration packs for P12.8 million.

Also included are 9,487 camouflage uniforms amounting to P11.3 million; 49,051 white socks for P4.4 million, and 25,632 belts worth P4.6 million.

Major General Reyes said that the procurement process for these items is already underway with invitation to bid made available to prospective suppliers.

Source: https://www.philstar.com/nation/2018/04/26/1809434/army-spend-p215-m-combat-equipment