Laudatory Taiwan had intended to sell to the Philippines, the renovation of the F-5 fighter
Taiwan military column mounted F-5 fighter
published by the World Wide Web reporter Xu Luming] June 18 U.S. defense Newsweek said recently, China’s sovereignty declaration of the Huangyan Island, the Philippines to protect its territorial sovereignty, the confidence was shaken, the President of the Philippines Manila had to seek help to the United States in Washington.
U.S. Defense Department official said the U.S. Department of Defense is now in the Philippines to find a suitable site to deploy early-warning radar. Prior to this, the United States to the Philippines 34 Paveway (Paveway) laser-guided bombs to help the fight against the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.
Philippine Air Force is still using the old OV-10 and F-5 fighter jets, said Manila would like to use the F-5 and F-16 fighters to replace the old models of the Air Force. However, the current military spending in the Philippines is seriously inadequate, and there is a serious problem of corruption. America Journal article mentioned in the past few years, Taiwan and the Philippines have been to discuss the program of the Philippines to deliver the refurbished F-5 fighter, but now is no indication that the Philippines that there are interested in this program.
Government of the Philippines after the typhoon is planning to re-send its ships to go to the Huangyan Island
analysts said the Philippines from Huangyan Island to withdraw the ship to ease Sino-Philippine relations
Philippine president has ordered the withdrawal of government vessels of the Philippine side waters Huangyan Island
Philippine Air Force said the unidentified aircraft entered the Huangyan island empty