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ADAS 2016: Propmech building missile attack craft

30th September 2016 - 02:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Manila

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Propmech Corporation, a Philippines company, is helping provide three new Multi-Purpose Attack Craft (MPAC) for the Philippine Navy (PN) under a PHP269 million ($5.56 million) contract awarded on 5 February.

The company declined to share any specifications for the MPAC Mk III boats currently under construction, citing a confidentiality agreement. Nor did Propmech show pictures or scale models of the new type.

However, it is known that Rafael is supplying Spike-ER missiles with an 8km range for the class of three vessels. A 12.7mm machine gun will be integrated into a remote-controlled weapon station, plus two 7.62mm machine guns will

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

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