More missiles eyed for PH Navy

May 14, 2018

Northbound Asia:

MANILA — Aside from the newly-delivered Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike-ER missiles, Philippine Navy (PN) ships will be soon armed with torpedoes and with bigger and longer range surface-to-surface missiles.

This was bared by PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Roberto Empedrad Saturday.

He added that the acquisition of such advanced weapons is needed as naval warfare has become “missile-based”.

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