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Duterte vows to sustain AFPís modernization program
« on: March 22, 2018, 05:58:36 AM »
Duterte vows to sustain AFPís modernization program
Updated March 21, 2018, 9:41 AM
By Genalyn Kabiling

https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/03/20/duterte-vows-to-sustain-afps-modernization-program/

President Duterte has vowed to sustain the modernization program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as he expressed gratitude for the service and sacrifice of the countryís troops.

At the 121st founding anniversary of the Philippine Army in Taguig City, the President said the government would do its ďbestĒ to provide better equipment and other benefits to the heroic and loyal soldiers.

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ďWith the approval of Joint Resolution (JR) No. 1 and the implementation of the Second Horizon of the Revised AFP Modernization program, I can assure you that the government is doing its best to ensure that our men and women in uniform are provided with the benefits and armed with the equipment to perform their duties effectively,Ē he added.

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Re: Duterte vows to sustain AFPís modernization program
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2018, 06:21:58 PM »
Philippines commits to naval modernisation | Janes - 23 May 2018
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The Philippine government is looking to set aside PHP77 billion (USD1.47 billion) for the modernisation of the Philippine Navy (PN) during its second phase of modernisation, President Rodrigo Duterte said on 22 May.

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The development programme Ė outlined under Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernisation Programme Ė allocated around PHP90 billion for total AFP modernisation in the 2013-2017 first horizon, with the third and final phase starting in 2024.

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Re: Duterte vows to sustain AFPís modernization program
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2020, 08:56:41 PM »
https://www.janes.com/article/95973/covid-19-philippines-assesses-military-modernisation-priorities-in-light-of-new-economic-pressures

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Covid-19: Philippines assesses military modernisation priorities in light of new economic pressures
06 May 2020

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* Defence department looks to make savings to support the governmentís USD23 billion economic stimulus package
* But priority procurements - including transport aircraft - will not be impacted, says DND official