Philippines has signed contract with South Korea Italy for military trucks and helicopters 3012121
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Defence News - Philippines
|Sunday, December 30, 2012, 09:36 AM|
|Philippines has signed a contract with South Korea and Italy for military trucks and helicopters.|
The Philippine’s defense chief says the government has signed separate contracts worth 163 billion pesos (about $39 million) with Italian and South Korean companies to supply helicopters and trucks as part of efforts to modernize its poorly equipped military.
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Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said Thursday the Philippines will purchase three multi-purpose AW 109 helicopters for its navy from AugustaWestland SPA of Italy amounting to 1.33 billion pesos ($32 million).