Philippine military announced the purchase of a second aircraft next year US-made patrol ships to deploy the South China Sea
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3 end Philippine President Corazon Aquino’s visit to China, the day of the Philippine armed forces chief of staff General Aubin said the Philippine Navy to purchase a second aircraft from the United States next year Hamilton-class patrol boats deployed in the South China Sea, to enhance the Philippine Navy patrol capabilities. Prior to this, the Philippines from the U.S. Navy purchased a second-hand patrol boats, the United States in August has just arrived from the Philippines.
the moment, the Philippines and China in the South China Sea dispute on sovereignty, Aubin that Aquino’s visit to China after the tensions in the South China Sea will be cool. However, the Philippines in the disputed territory’s tough stance does not seem to change much. In addition to the Navy to buy ships, the Philippine Air Force will buy six aircraft to train pilots. In addition, the Philippines will increase patrols in disputed waters to defend its controversial areas of oil exploration activities. According to the Evening News
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