DND to acquire subs, equipment advantageous to military

MANILA — In acquiring modern equipment like submarines, the Department of National Defense (DND) will only procure platforms that will be most advantageous to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP),…

Russia to provide ‘soft loan’ for PH submarine project

MANILA — If the Philippines has no money to buy its first-ever submarine, Russia is more than willing to provide the country “soft loans” to acquire the specialized underwater craft, Department…

Submarines needed to make PH Navy more respectable: Empedrad

  MANILA — While pushing for the completion of the country’s first two missile-capable frigates, Philippine Navy flag officer-in-command, Rear Admiral Robert Empedrad said the country also needs to acquire submarines…