Shipment for RPG-7V launchers from Russia arrives

Security & Defense

In an update to its Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program resource portal regarding the Rocket Launcher Light Phase 2 Acquisition Project of the Philippine Army dated July 21, 2019, MaxDefense Philippines said the shipment of ordered RPG-7V grenade launchers from Russia already arrived in the country.

MaxDefense also said that the shipment was “already transported to the Philippine Army’s storage yards for inspection, audit and distribution to Philippine Army units.”

The Special Allotment Release Order (SARO) worth PHP408 million was released by Department of Budget and Management (DBM) in June 2018 to cover the Rocket Launcher Light Acquisition Project under the Horizon 1 of the Revised AFP Modernization Program.

More information regarding this acquisition project are available at: https://maxdefense.blogspot.com/p/rocket-launcher-light-phase-2.html