Defense News

Lt. Gen. Bacarro assumes as new AFP Chief of Staff

Lieutenant General Bartolome Vicente O. Bacarro assumed as the new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, replacing General Andres C Centino on Monday, August 8,...

Taiwan to hold anti-invasion drills after China exercises

Taiwan will hold live-fire military drills this week simulating a defense of the island against a Chinese invasion,...

War materiel, explosives recovered in Mindoro clash

Army operating troops of the 68th “Kaagapay” Infantry Battalion of the 203rd Infantry “Bantay Kapayapaan” Brigade recovered CPP-NPA...

Army aviators transport personnel, equipment from Mindanao to Bicol

Army aviators flew from Zamboanga International Airport in southwestern Mindanao to Legazpi City International Airport in the Bicol...

Gov’t troops neutralize, apprehend terrorists in Maguindanao

A Daulah Islamiyah-Hassan Group member was killed while another was apprehended in an encounter with the military in...
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AFP Chief thanks soldiers for highest approval, trust ratings in latest survey

The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) thanked the soldiers for the highest approval and trust ratings that the...

AFP acquires Short Sherpa transport aircraft

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) acquired a Short Sherpa military transport aircraft previously owned by the Semirara Mining and Power Corporation on...

PH, US Conduct Balikatan’s Amphibious Exercise in Cagayan Valley

Philippine and United States armed forces conducted a bilateral amphibious exercise (AMPHIBEX) on March 31, 2022 in the vicinity of Claveria, Cagayan Valley as...

PH-US Military Forces build learning facility in Cagayan

Combined troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States Indo-Pacific Command are currently building a school classrooms in Masi Elementary...

PH-US Military Free Fallers conduct Balikatan Friendship Jump

A total of 251 Special Operations Forces Military Free Faller and Airborne qualified from major special operations forces in connection to Balikatan 37-2022 conducted...

NTF-ELCAC condemns alleged NPA attack on evacuees during Typhoon Odette

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) condemned the alleged attack carried out by the rebel New Peoples' Army (NPA)...
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