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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?
Who is the Philippines’ New Army Chief?
October 05, 2017
Who is the Philippines’ New Army Chief?
A closer look at the appointment and what it means.
Who is the Philippines’ New Army Chief?
Warship Spotlights Malaysia-Philippines Naval Exercise
October 04, 2017
Warship Spotlights Malaysia-Philippines Naval Exercise
Both sides are getting ready to hold the next iteration of a maritime training activity.
Warship Spotlights Malaysia-Philippines Naval Exercise
Battle for Marawi Deepens Philippines' Military Budget Challenge
September 22, 2017
Battle for Marawi Deepens Philippines' Military Budget Challenge
The rising terror threat also affects the country’s budget plans for its military modernization.
Battle for Marawi Deepens Philippines' Military Budget Challenge
Where Is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernization?
September 20, 2017
Where Is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernization?
A look at where the institution features in the Duterte administration’s plans.
Where Is the Philippines Coast Guard in its Military Modernization?
US Deploys New Surveillance Drone to Philippines for Terror Fight
September 13, 2017
US Deploys New Surveillance Drone to Philippines for Terror Fight
Washington takes another step to boost Manila’s capabilities.
US Deploys New Surveillance Drone to Philippines for Terror Fight
What Will Australia’s New Military Terror Aid to the Philippines Look Like?
September 12, 2017
What Will Australia’s New Military Terror Aid to the Philippines Look Like?
Though details remain to be worked out, the general shape of Canberra’s deepening security role is becoming increasingly clearer.
What Will Australia’s New Military Terror Aid to the Philippines Look Like?
US-Philippines Air Force Cooperation in the Spotlight Amid Exchange
September 02, 2017
US-Philippines Air Force Cooperation in the Spotlight Amid Exchange
The two allies completed the latest iteration of a new exchange established last year.
US-Philippines Air Force Cooperation in the Spotlight Amid Exchange
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