PHL elite cops acquiring armed multi-purpose armored vehicles

Philippine National Police – Special Action Force (SAF) is in the process of acquiring 16 multi-purpose armored vehicles with weapons and accessories.

“Based on the specs provided, it appears to be a 4×4 wheeled light armored vehicle design,” MaxDefense Philippine said.

According to MaxDefense, 2 units will be equipped with an assault ladder, 7 units will have an Remote Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS) armed with a 40mm automatic grenade launcher and 12.7mm heavy machine gun, while the other 7 units will have RCWS armed with a 12.7mm heavy machine gun.

“Co-axial guns won’t be included but the RCWS should have a space to fit the new IWI Negev NG-7 7.62mm machine guns recently delivered to the PNP-SAF,” it noted.

According MaxDefense, bid opening is scheduled first week of November 2018.