AFP receives modern IT, multimedia equipment from Australian government

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) received about Php2.7 million worth of Information Technology (IT) and multimedia equipment from the Australian Government on Wednesday, June 23. The AFP Chief of Staff General Cirilito Sobejana officially received the donation in a ceremony held at Camp Aguinaldo canopy area. “With these newly donated IT and multimedia […]Read More

Arbitral award is final, we firmly reject attempts to undermine

“The Award is final.  We firmly reject attempts to undermine it; nay, even erase it from law, history and our collective memories,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. said in a statement with regard to the 5th Anniversary of the Issuance of the Award on the South China Sea Arbitration. “The Award conclusively settled the status […]Read More

Air Force chopper crashes during night-fly training in Tarlac

A military helicopter crashed during a night-flying exercise in Tarlac on Wednesday, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) said on Thursday. “Last night, June 23, 2021 an S-70i Black Hawk Utility helicopter of the 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing on a night flight training figured in a mishap a few miles from Colonel Ernesto Rabina Air Base […]Read More

Philippine Navy successfully test fires 2.75-inch rockets

The Philippine Navy has conducted a test firing activity for 2.75-inch rockets through rocket launchers installed on AW-109 naval helicopter. Philippine Fleet commander Rear Admiral Alberto B. Carlos observed the test firing on June 22 at Crow Valley Range, Capas, Tarlac. “As the primary provider of Naval ships and aircrafts, RADM Carlos saw through the […]Read More

Former President Noynoy Aquino dies

Former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III passed away on Thursday, June 24 as confirmed by multiple sources. Former President Aquino was 61. The Philippine flag at Senate of the Philippines is now flying at half mast. The cause of death is yet to be know as an official announcement from the family is yet to […]Read More

Australia donates IT, multimedia equipment to Armed Forces of the

The Australian government has donated information technology and multimedia equipment to the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The turn-over ceremony was held at GHQ Canopy, Camp Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City today, June 23. According to DWDD radio, the said activity was presided by MGEN EDGARDO Y DE LEON PA of OJ3. Australian Defense Attache COL […]Read More

BRP Ang Pangulo gets new skipper

The Commander Sealift Amphibious Force, COMMO FLORANTE N GAGUA PN presided over the Change of Command of the skippers of BRP Ang Pangulo (ACS25) on June 21, 2021. On the same occasion, the Command-at-Sea Badge and Plaque were awarded to the outgoing Commanding Officer, CDR MARISSA ARLENE MARTINEZ PN. She turned over the Command of […]Read More

Australia’s Assistant Defense Attaché to PHL pays courtesy on Navy

Lt. Col. Timothy John Lopsik, the newly designated Assistant Defense Attaché of Australia to the Philippines, accompanied by the Australian Defense Attaché, Col. Paul Barta, made an introductory call on the Philippine Navy (PN) Flag Officer In Command, represented by the Navy Vice Commander, Major Gen. Nestor Herico at the PN headquarters today, June 23. […]Read More

AFP counter terrorism, maritime security capabilities get boost with US

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s capability to counter terrorist groups and secure maritime territory got a much-needed boost with the latest military assistance coming from the United States. “With the assistance from our allies coupled with our government’s relentless pursuit of modernizing the AFP, we are confident that our troops will be more […]Read More