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DND to spend P4.6B for fuel


The Philippine government would be spending about P4.6 billion for the fuel requirements of the defense department in 2015.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

The price AFP needs to pay to become ‘heavyweight’ military

Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

What will it take for the “lightweight” Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to become a “heavyweight” and stand up to nations that are bullying the Philippines? Money. Lots of it.

Posted: October 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DND to spend P5.4B for two anti-submarine helicopters


Beefing up the assets of the Philippine Navy, the Department of National Defense is set to spend P5.405 billion to purchase two helicopters capable of eliminating submarine threats.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gazmin on Sayyaf threat to behead German: We don’t negotiate with terrorists

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Thursday said they will not bow to the demands of the Abu Sayyaf group, which has threatened to behead a German hostage.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Long-ranged patrol aircrafts bidding fails—DND


After nearly half-a-day of bidding and examining documents, the Department of National Defense declared that the bidders failed to get the contract for the acquisition of two long-ranged patrol aircrafts (LRPA).

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »