PAF allocates Php4-M for procurement of weapons systems, other weapons equipment

10:16:00 PM
MANILA, -- The Philippine Air Force (PAF) announced that it has allocated the sum of Php4,701,449.68 for the procurement of weapon systems and other weapon equipment.

Submission and opening of bids is scheduled on May 12 at 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.

However, for security reasons, the PAF did not disclose the type of weapon systems to be acquired.

Sources said that these could be air-to-air weapons and air-to-ground platforms which will be fitted to the incoming PAF aircraft.

The Air Force is scheduled to commission eight brand-new AW-109 attack helicopters this year along with two F/A-50 jet fighters.

Prospective bidders should have an experience in similar project within the last five years.

An artist's impression of Philippine Air Force Agusta Westland AW-109E Power light attack Helicopter with rocket launcher and gun pod.


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