The total value of the military procurement program wasn't mentioned but it will be implemented within Canada's $12.6 billion (US$12.6 billion) defense industry. (photo : the globe and mail)
is planning to procure small boats and ammunition equipment from
as part of its continued efforts to upgrade the Armed Forces of the Philippines
This was announced by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Tuesday after he signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on defense cooperation last Saturday with Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast.
The small boats that
plans to buy should be able to maneuver rough waters, he said. Manila
No "big-ticket" items such as fighter jets would be procured from
With the MOU, the Philippine government can have access to the expertise and skills from