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US provides body armour sets to PHL Military
« on: June 12, 2018, 05:00:49 AM »
US provides 525 body armour sets to Philippine military | Janes - 11 June 2018
The US military has handed over new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Philippine Marine Special Operations Group (MARSOG) and Inshore Boat Battalion at Fort Bonifacio, in Taguig City, according to a 6 June statement by the US Embassy in Manila.

The 525 sets of ballistic vests, lightweight ballistic plates, tactical ballistic helmets, and accessories provided through the Counterterrorism Train and Equip Program are valued at PhP178 million (USD3.4 million).

Members of the Philippine Marine Corps conduct inventory of the 525 sets of body armour provided by the US military in late May. (Via US Embassy in the Philippines)