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Frigate Controversy Puts Philippines’ Military Modernization Challenges in the Spotlight
February 20, 2018
Frigate Controversy Puts Philippines’ Military Modernization Challenges in the Spotlight
The launch of an inquiry this week once again places scrutiny on the country’s efforts to develop its military capabilities.
Frigate Controversy Puts Philippines’ Military Modernization Challenges in the Spotlight
What a Dead Philippines-Canada Military Helicopter Deal Would Mean
February 13, 2018
What a Dead Philippines-Canada Military Helicopter Deal Would Mean
With a key acquisition now in trouble, a deeper look at the broader potential significance of its impending death.
What a Dead Philippines-Canada Military Helicopter Deal Would Mean
What Does the Philippines’ New Attack Helicopters Deal Mean for its Military Modernization?
February 08, 2018
What Does the Philippines’ New Attack Helicopters Deal Mean for its Military Modernization?
A closer look at the broader context and significance of a new headline-grabbing purchase.
What Does the Philippines’ New Attack Helicopters Deal Mean for its Military Modernization?
Biggest Philippines Warship Kicks Off 2018 Engagements
January 17, 2018
Biggest Philippines Warship Kicks Off 2018 Engagements
The BRP Tarlac carried out a port call as its first logistics run mission for the new year.
Biggest Philippines Warship Kicks Off 2018 Engagements
What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
January 10, 2018
What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
Elson Hermogino finally fills the post, vacant for over a year.
What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
Warship Aid Spotlights Malaysia-Philippines Naval Ties
January 03, 2018
Warship Aid Spotlights Malaysia-Philippines Naval Ties
The humanitarian assistance dispatched was just the most recent instance of wider collaboration between the two sides despite remaining differences.
Warship Aid Spotlights Malaysia-Philippines Naval Ties
Singapore-Philippines Urban Warfare Training Kicks Off
December 05, 2017
Singapore-Philippines Urban Warfare Training Kicks Off
Southeast Asian states continue to build regional capacity to combat the terror threat after the end of the Marawi siege.
Singapore-Philippines Urban Warfare Training Kicks Off
Philippines Military Modernization Gets Delayed Boost With Attack Aircraft Deal
December 05, 2017
Philippines Military Modernization Gets Delayed Boost With Attack Aircraft Deal
A longstanding requirement gets closer to reality after multiple setbacks.
Philippines Military Modernization Gets Delayed Boost With Attack Aircraft Deal
What Will Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte Look Like in 2018?
November 29, 2017
What Will Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte Look Like in 2018?
A closer look at what lies in store for the country on the defense side.
What Will Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte Look Like in 2018?
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
November 29, 2017
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
The engagement holds broader significance in the context of broader security relations between the two sides.
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
November 23, 2017
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Tokyo’s capacity-building assistance is part of a broader trend of continued security cooperation in the Duterte era.
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Russia-Philippines Military Ties Get an October Boost
October 26, 2017
Russia-Philippines Military Ties Get an October Boost
This week saw both sides realize boosts they had been previewing in recent weeks.
Russia-Philippines Military Ties Get an October Boost
ASEAN’s Post-Marawi Islamic State Challenge
October 19, 2017
ASEAN’s Post-Marawi Islamic State Challenge
Even as the battle for Marawi winds down, the wider war against the terror group and its affiliates continues.
ASEAN’s Post-Marawi Islamic State Challenge
Russia-Philippines Defense Ties to Get a New Boost
October 17, 2017
Russia-Philippines Defense Ties to Get a New Boost
Both sides are expected to make some inroads in this realm despite the limits that remain.
Russia-Philippines Defense Ties to Get a New Boost
Who Will Be the Philippines’ Next Military Chief?
October 14, 2017
Who Will Be the Philippines’ Next Military Chief?
The personnel change comes at a critical time in the country’s security and ongoing defense modernization.
Who Will Be the Philippines’ Next Military Chief?
What Will US-Philippines Military Exercises Look Like in 2018?
October 07, 2017
What Will US-Philippines Military Exercises Look Like in 2018?
A closer look at one indicator of a key defense relationship.
What Will US-Philippines Military Exercises Look Like in 2018?
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