Philippines Restores Criticial Security Pact with the US

On July 30, 2021, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte restored the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, a 1998 critical security pact that lays out the terms and conditions on the entry and visit of US military troops for military exercises and...
Vietnam Airlines Awards MRO Contract to StandardAero

Vietnam Airlines Awards MRO Contract to StandardAero

Vietnam’s national carrier Vietnam Airlines has awarded to StandardAero a new multiple-year Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) contract for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M engines that power regional turboprops of ATR 72-500...
Philippines Considers Submarine Procurement from South Korea

Philippines Considers Submarine Procurement from South Korea

The Philippine Defense Assistant Secretary for Logistics and Acquisition visited the Republic of Korea Navy’s (RoKN’s) Submarine Force Command and held talks with his counterpart, the Vice Minister of the Defense Acquisition Program Administration, to...