Lorenzana warns foreign ships passing through PH waters

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:30:12 +0000

DEFENSE Secretary Delfin Lorenzana asked foreign ships to be cautious when passing through Philippine waters, following the near collision between US and Russian ships. Lorenzana admitted in an interview on…READ

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Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 05:53:44 +0000

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems

Taiwan confirmed Thursday it has asked to purchase more than 100 tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems from the United States in a major potential arms sale that could worsen frictions between Washington and Beijing.

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US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 01:37:58 +0000

US acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea

U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Saturday denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea.

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Lorenzana revives interest on Australian firm for Navy patrol vessels

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 12:24:12 +0000

Lorenzana revives interest on Australian firm for Navy patrol vessels

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has expressed renewed eagerness to strike a deal with an Australian firm to build offshore patrol vessels for the Philippine Navy.

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US F-35 stealth bomber suffers millions in damage from bird strike

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 08:15:21 +0000

US F-35 stealth bomber suffers millions in damage from bird strike

A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan.

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DND on Zamboanga travel warning: Duterte looking out for tourists’ safety

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:26:11 +0000

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte’s travel warning in Zamboanga was only meant as his “way of looking out for the safety of tourists visiting the Philippines.”

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Duterte transfers state-run aerospace firm to DND

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:14:20 +0000

Duterte transfers state-run aerospace firm to DND

President Duterte has ordered the transfer of the PADC from the Department of Transportation to the Department of National Defense.

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