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Philippines Gets New Artillery Systems from Israel
June 14, 2017
Philippines Gets New Artillery Systems from Israel
The Philippines and Israel have been making inroads in the defense realm over the past few years.
Philippines Gets New Artillery Systems from Israel
Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact
June 08, 2017
Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact
Manila and Prague sign a Defense Cooperation Agreement, but disclose few details about what this might mean for the future of their military ties.
Philippines, Czech Republic Ink New Defense Pact
What’s in the New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
June 01, 2017
What’s in the New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
A closer look at the much-anticipated agreement that both sides finally inked last week.
What’s in the New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
Philippines Adds 3 More Attack Craft to Littoral Combat Force
May 26, 2017
Philippines Adds 3 More Attack Craft to Littoral Combat Force
Navy gets MPACs in another defense boost.
Philippines Adds 3 More Attack Craft to Littoral Combat Force
How Significant is the 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise?
May 16, 2017
How Significant is the 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise?
Though Duterte has certainly been a damper on Balikatan thus far, officials also have a point about its enduring relevance.
How Significant is the 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise?
Will Philippines Get More Indonesia-Built Warships?
May 15, 2017
Will Philippines Get More Indonesia-Built Warships?
Indonesian official says more vessels may be on the way.
Will Philippines Get More Indonesia-Built Warships?
Philippines Receives Second Indonesia-Built Warship
May 11, 2017
Philippines Receives Second Indonesia-Built Warship
The second of the Indonesia-made vessels finally arrived in Manila, completing a deal that had been rocked by a corruption scandal.
Philippines Receives Second Indonesia-Built Warship
Philippines Eyes South Korea Anti-Submarine Corvette
April 28, 2017
Philippines Eyes South Korea Anti-Submarine Corvette
The Southeast Asian state is looking to acquire the decommissioned vessel within the year.
Philippines Eyes South Korea Anti-Submarine Corvette
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
April 27, 2017
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
A look at what is in store for the largest drills between the two allies set to kick off next month.
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
Philippine Warship Patrols Begin at Benham Rise After China Incident
March 25, 2017
Philippine Warship Patrols Begin at Benham Rise After China Incident
Manila is stepping up efforts to safeguard its claim.
Philippine Warship Patrols Begin at Benham Rise After China Incident
Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan
March 23, 2017
Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan
The first two of five TC-90s are expected to arrive next week.
Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
March 17, 2017
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
A closer look at what we might expect.
What’s Next for Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte?
Philippines Commissions New Japan Coast Guard Vessel
March 11, 2017
Philippines Commissions New Japan Coast Guard Vessel
The delivery of ten MRRVs from Tokyo to Manila is proceeding as scheduled.
Philippines Commissions New Japan Coast Guard Vessel
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
February 23, 2017
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
Though it is certain to play a role, the specifics remain unclear.
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
What’s Next for Russia-Philippines Military Ties?
February 01, 2017
What’s Next for Russia-Philippines Military Ties?
A closer look at the next steps both sides are considering.
What’s Next for Russia-Philippines Military Ties?
How Much Can the Philippines Boost Its Military Budget Under Duterte?
January 31, 2017
How Much Can the Philippines Boost Its Military Budget Under Duterte?
The Philippine defense secretary outlines an ambitious target for the country’s military budget.
How Much Can the Philippines Boost Its Military Budget Under Duterte?
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