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More intense, bigger PHL-US military exercise set to begin

Exercise Balikatan 2015, seen as the biggest military exercise between Philippines and United States in 15 years, is set to officially open tomorrow, April 20. “Philippines have long been a security partner of ours,” US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said during his recent visit in Japan. “We want to deepen that kind of security […]

Japan Marine United to build ten 40-meter vessels for PHL Coast guard

Department of Transportation and Communications awards the Philippine Coast Guard Maritime Safety Capability Improvement Project to Japan Marine United Corporation. The said project will provide the coast guard with ten 40-meter multi-role response vessels (MRRV) including standard spare parts and tools, crew training, ocean transportation, and marine insurance. The winning bidder’s bid price is 12,790,000,000 […]