Embraer completes delivery of A-29B Super Tucanos to the Philippine Air...

Brazil’s Embraer Defense & Security has delivered all six A-29B Super Tucano turboprop aircraft ordered by the Philippine Air Force (PAF), the company announced...
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Rohde & Schwarz contributes to enhanced maritime safety in the Philippines

Rohde & Schwarz contracted to provide secure communications and direction finding systems for two 94 meter multi-role response vessels (MRRV) for the Philippine Coast Guard. Rohde &...
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Philippine Navy’s newest frigate sports Hensoldt UK radar suite

Hensoldt UK announced on 6 August the successful delivery of a complete radar suite for the Philippine Navy’s newest surface warfare combatant, BRP Jose...
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HF Radio: Still Valid After 100 Years

Discovered almost one century ago, High Frequency (HF) radio has never lost its appeal thanks to its ability to move traffic across long distances,...
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Philippine Navy’s newest frigate heads home

The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), commenced its journey home from South Korea on 18 May, navy chief Vice Admiral...
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Is political balancing good for Philippine defence acquisition, asks RAND Corporation?

The Philippines has embarked upon a multi-phase, multi-year modernisation of its armed forces, but some of the acquisition decisions appear to be driven by...
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Foot Slogger Firepower

A review of some of the latest firepower becoming available to riflemen and those firing automatic weapons in today’s infantry. Weapons of the combat infantry...
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Renewing the Assault

Lessons learned from recent conflicts has seen a greater focus on modularity and ambidextrous customisation of small arms, as well as reducing weight and...
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Cheaper Options for Ground Attack

There is now a growing range of ground attack aircraft available now, the purchase of which will not break a nation’s defence budget.  COIN air...
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Pushing Back with OPVs

China’s maritime expansion has triggered a surge in interest for offshore patrol vessels to help police EEZs. OPVs programmes There are numerous offshore patrol vessels (OPVs)...

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