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Re: Retitled: PN Corvette Acquisition Project
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2020, 03:45:13 PM »
Corvette acquisition plan moved to RAFPMP's Horizon 3

MANILA The acquisition of two missile-armed corvettes, which were planned to backstop the two brand-new frigates acquired from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), will likely be pushed to Horizon 3 of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program (RAFPMP), Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Saturday.

"The acquisition of the corvette(s) is still being considered albeit on a later date after our economy recovers from this (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic," Lorenzana said in a message to the Philippine News Agency when sought for updates on the Philippine Navy's Corvette Acquisition Program (CAP).

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Horizon 3 is scheduled for 2023 to 2028...