₱500 billion needed to upgrade PH Navy’s warfare capabilities

Philstar.com reports that "the Philippine Navy (PN) is need of P500 billion under its 15-year strategic development plan to upgrade its warfare capabilities."

Philstar.com reports that "the Philippine Navy (PN) is need of ₱500 billion under its 15-year strategic development plan to upgrade its warfare capabilities."

 

The report quoted Lt. Commander Nerelito Martinez, Philippine Fleet acting chief of staff for plans and programs (F5),who said that the newly-developed "Philippine Fleet Desired Force Mix" naval strategy "calls for the acquisition within a 15-year-period of six frigates configured for anti-air warfare, 12 corvettes designed for anti-submarine warfare; 18 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OVs) that will compose the backbone for naval patrol."

 

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