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The Future of Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte: What’s on the Second Horizon?
June 29, 2018
The Future of Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte: What’s on the Second Horizon?
A look at what lies ahead in the coming years on this front.
The Future of Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte: What’s on the Second Horizon?
More Japan Maritime Patrol Aircraft for the Philippines?
June 19, 2018
More Japan Maritime Patrol Aircraft for the Philippines?
A closer look at potential developments between the two sides in this area.
More Japan Maritime Patrol Aircraft for the Philippines?
Philippines Forges Ahead With Attack Helicopter Maintenance
May 21, 2018
Philippines Forges Ahead With Attack Helicopter Maintenance
The Philippine Air Force’s move towards maintaining its combat helicopters marks a step forward for the country’s modernization efforts.
Philippines Forges Ahead With Attack Helicopter Maintenance
What’s in the New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal Chatter?
May 09, 2018
What’s in the New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal Chatter?
A potentially significant agreement on spare parts is once again in the headlines.
What’s in the New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal Chatter?
Will the Philippines Navy Attack Crafts Get More Israel Missiles?
May 07, 2018
Will the Philippines Navy Attack Crafts Get More Israel Missiles?
A recent delivery has once again raised questions about future plans on this front.
Will the Philippines Navy Attack Crafts Get More Israel Missiles?
Philippines Gets New Israel Missile System for its Attack Craft
May 02, 2018
Philippines Gets New Israel Missile System for its Attack Craft
The Southeast Asian state gets another boost to expand its naval capabilities.
Philippines Gets New Israel Missile System for its Attack Craft
Frigates Launch Puts Philippines-South Korea Defense Relations into Focus
May 02, 2018
Frigates Launch Puts Philippines-South Korea Defense Relations into Focus
A recent trip once again put the spotlight on the defense collaboration underway between the two countries.
Frigates Launch Puts Philippines-South Korea Defense Relations into Focus
Japan Tank Landing Ship Set for Philippines Voyage
April 25, 2018
Japan Tank Landing Ship Set for Philippines Voyage
The visit is just the latest in a series of maritime developments in the bilateral defense relationship.
Japan Tank Landing Ship Set for Philippines Voyage
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
April 19, 2018
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
The launch of the first EDCA project this week deserves attention amid a challenging context for the U.S.-Philippine alliance in the Duterte era.
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
What’s in the New Philippines Special Operations Command?
April 13, 2018
What’s in the New Philippines Special Operations Command?
A closer look at the significance of a new development.
What’s in the New Philippines Special Operations Command?
A Big Week for Japan-Philippines Defense Ties
March 29, 2018
A Big Week for Japan-Philippines Defense Ties
An active week in the maritime security realm reinforces the importance of the defense relationship between the two sides.
A Big Week for Japan-Philippines Defense Ties
Why the Philippines' New US Drones Matter
March 13, 2018
Why the Philippines' New US Drones Matter
A closer look at the significance of the official handover of the first new UAVs for Manila this week.
Why the Philippines' New US Drones Matter
Why the Revival of the Philippines’ Air Force Exercise Matters
March 12, 2018
Why the Revival of the Philippines’ Air Force Exercise Matters
Manila is restarting drills that had been discontinued for nearly a quarter-century.
Why the Revival of the Philippines’ Air Force Exercise Matters
A New Philippines Naval Station in Sulu?
March 05, 2018
A New Philippines Naval Station in Sulu?
A closer look at a noteworthy development.
A New Philippines Naval Station in Sulu?
Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?
February 24, 2018
Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?
A closer look at Manila’s pursuit of the capability.
Will the Philippines Ever Realize its Submarine Dream?
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
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