8 months 4 amphibious assault vehicles arrive – PH Navy MB
By Francis Wakefield The Philippine Navy (PN) Thursday said that four of the eight amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs) that it ordered for the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) and acquired from Hanwha Techwin for P2.42 billion arrived in the country early this month. Navy Spokesperson Captain Jonathan Zata speaks to a Hanwha representative (PRIAM NEPOMUCENO / PNA / MANILA BULLETIN) Captain Jonathan Zata, director of the Naval Public Affairs Service, said the AAVs, which were transported through commercial shipping, arrived in the first week of May. Zata said the four AAVs are currently undergoing a series of tests and trials before ... more