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What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
June 20, 2017
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
A closer look at the significance of the maritime training activity both sides launched this week.
What’s in the First US-Philippines Downgraded Naval Exercise Under Duterte?
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
June 14, 2017
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Scott Swift was in Manila this week.
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
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
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
June 08, 2017
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
For all of Duterte’s rhetoric, substantive defense cooperation continues to be advanced, including on terrorism.
US Terror Aid to Philippines Signals Enduring Defense Ties Under Duterte
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
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
Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
May 26, 2017
Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
Defense export agency plays up opportunities in the defense realm.
Ukraine Offers Military Equipment to the Philippines
Will Duterte’s Philippines Now Buy Arms From China?
May 17, 2017
Will Duterte’s Philippines Now Buy Arms From China?
Though Manila continues to flirt with the idea, details remain murky for now.
Will Duterte’s Philippines Now Buy Arms From China?
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
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?
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