The Philippines will compete for procurement of advanced warships the South China Sea resources to enhance the strength of
data for: The occupation of the Spratly Islands in the industry in the Philippines, the island is the second largest island in the Nansha Islands, the island built the airport, and most troops .
LONDON, January 5 news: 4, Reuters reported, according to the British, Philippine President Corazon Aquino’s commitment to the Navy for lack of equipment, equipment updates faster ships, replacing the Vietnam War era ships, aircraft and other combat support equipment to improve security, including the South China Sea disputes, including the waters of the sea resources.
reported that the Philippine military’s new government hopes to lease property to private investors to raise funds. New commander in the Navy Aquino swearing-in ceremony, said: “I believe the Navy to enhance capacity and access to advanced equipment, we can better protect our waters, especially those located in the Nansha Islands, Diego Paya (Malampaya) oil and gas fields, Pakistani La Hope Island, Mapun Island and the Sulu island’s oil exploration zone. “
Royal Dutch Shell (Royal Dutch Shell PLC) and Chevron Corporation (Chevron) co-operates in the northern part of Palawan Island , $ 4.5 billion worth of horse Paya (Malampaya) oil and gas fields – this is the Philippines largest long-term energy projects on. Exxon Mobil Corporation is responsible for U.S. exploration in southern Palawan, Sulu within the four seas of oil and natural gas.
which is believed rich in oil-rich Spratly Islands and natural gas reserves belong to the disputed waters, China, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam claimed sovereignty over the islands.
in the southern Philippines, all kinds of militants poses a security threat, hindering the country’s oil and gas exploration efforts.
Aquino said he was shocked to find that the Philippine Navy during the Vietnam War are still using some of the US-made transport planes and guns, and second-hand British frigate. He said that the Philippines will sign a purchase this week, three small, fast coastal patrol boats of the contract.
this, the Philippine Navy officials said the naval patrol boats to help patrol the Philippines and Malaysia, and Indonesia’s maritime boundary between the inward and against illegal immigration, piracy, and other militants.
in the 2011 budget, the Philippine government for the allocation of 5 billion military upgrade program pesos ($ 115 million) funds, hopes to hire military facilities, and then raise 5 billion pesos of funds. (Compiled: Spring)