Navy upgrading all turrets of Marines armored fighting vehicles

“In line with the military’s ongoing modernization efforts, the Philippine Navy (PN) has announced that it will upgrade the turret systems of all the armored fighting vehicles at its arsenal,” the state-run news agency reports.

Philippine Navy’s armored vehicles estimated to be 30 to 40 units are operated by the Philippine Marine Corps.

The project has a PhP34.5-million budget. All turrets will be electrically operated, especially for the traverse and elevation of guns that will enhance target acquisition, PN vice commander Rear Admiral Caesar Taccad said.