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Philippine Army modernises with new combat engineering, armour and artillery

29th September 2023 - 13:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


A Turkish company will supply four armoured backhoe loaders/excavators to the Philippine Army. (Photo: Cukurova Defence)

The Philippine Army continues to plug holes in its capability with recent and pending contracts for diverse military equipment and vehicles.

The Philippine Army continues to modernise and improve its capability with new vehicles and tenders. For instance, an allotment of PHP1.22 billion ($21.5 million) was released for two army combat engineer vehicle projects on 7 August.

One approval was for armoured earthmovers and the other for dry tactical support bridges. The former, budgeted at PHP596.9 million, will be supplied by FNSS in Turkey. The bridges, worth PHP624.5 million, will come from WFEL.

FNSS will deliver six Kunduz Armored Amphibious Combat Earthmovers (AACEs), with a contract signed as long ago as November 2020. Given that the AACEs were all originally supposed

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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