Philippine Navy to acquire 8 units of Fast Attack Interdiction Craft-Missile from Israel

Photo courtesy of The Defense Post

The acquisition of eight units of Fast Attack Interdiction Craft-Missile (FAIC-M) is among the 2019 President-approved projects under the Horizon 2 List of the Revised AFP Modernization Program. Duly awarded to Israel Shipyards Ltd. and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel under a Government-to-Government procurement scheme, the project is divided into two lots. Lot 1… Continue reading Philippine Navy to acquire 8 units of Fast Attack Interdiction Craft-Missile from Israel

Air defenses in Syria ‘intercept barrage of Israeli missiles’

Syrian Central Military Media, via AP

Syrian air defenses intercepted Israeli missiles over Hama province in western Syria, according to Syrian state television, citing a military announcement. The “barrage of missiles” was launched from the north of Tripoli, Lebanon, at 12:40 a.m. (22:40 GMT) on Friday, according to the statement, which called the strike a “Israeli aggression.” According to the military,… Continue reading Air defenses in Syria ‘intercept barrage of Israeli missiles’