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Aquino vows modern Air Force to take off soon

Philippine Air Force flying school's aerobatic team Ravens performs an air show during the PAF’s 67th anniversary. Kristine Sabillo/ INQUIRER.net

President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday vowed to restore the Philippines’ tarnished reputation of having a modern and reliable air force.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Angara bill would bring computers to all schools

Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara  INQUIRER.net file photo

Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara has filed a bill seeking a long-term and sustainable modernization program for the public schools.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH buying 2 brand-new warships


The Philippines is getting two brand-new frigates as part of the modernization program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Defense Undersecretary Fernando Manalo said on Monday.

Posted: April 30th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DND signs P1.3-billion contract for naval helicopters


The Department of National Defense (DND) on Thursday said it had signed a P1.3-billion ($32-million) contract for the acquisition of three Italian-made helicopters for the Philippine Navy, a move that, according to the defense chief, shows a “louder and clearer” intent to modernize the military.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

AFP to get P20B from sale of Jusmag property

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is expected to receive a total of more than P20 billion for its modernization program from the sale of one of its properties in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, a Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) official said Saturday.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »