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Japan delivers RHIBs and promises radars to Philippines

17th November 2017 - 09:45 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) received a first batch of three rigid-hulled inflatable boats (RIB) from Japan on 16 November, this coming shortly after Tokyo promised to fund four radar stations in the Sulu-Celebes Sea.

In all, the Japan International Cooperation Agency will donate ten RIBs of 7.3m length ...

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