11 months AFP eyes French-made military equipment MB
By Roy Mabasa Discussions are underway for the possible Philippine procurement of French-made military equipment and material, visiting French Minister of State Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne said over the weekend. Minister of State for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean Baptiste Lemoyne (AFP FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The Philippines had earlier expressed interest in acquiring French and Russian made submarines as part of the modernization program of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. “Those discussions will continue… of course we have great expertise in a submarine and in the region, we established a strategic partnership with Australia and it’s a ... more