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                    [Title] => No irregularities in purchase of Hueys’
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The Department of National Defense maintained yesterday that there are no anomalies in the purchase of 21 UH-1 helicopters worth P1.2 billion.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1410437 [Title] => AFP revised upgrade program still waiting PNoy's approval [Summary] =>

The military’s revised modernization program is still awaiting the approval of President Aquino almost two years after it was submitted to Malacañang for review.

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-07 15:33:01 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20150107/aquino-catapang-afp.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1356780 [Title] => DND bidding for P5.98B patrol aircraft fails [Summary] =>

 The bidding for the supply of two long range patrol aircraft worth P5.98-billion has failed as bidders were unable to meet the requirements set by the Defense department.

[DatePublished] => 2014-08-12 13:50:28 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1356400 [Title] => 7 groups join bidding for more military aircraft [Summary] =>

(UPDATED) Seven companies joined the first phase of the bidding for the supply of two long-range patrol aircraft worth P5.98 billion.

[DatePublished] => 2014-08-11 15:53:51 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1355874 [Title] => DND to spend P15 B for two ships, P2.5 B for ammunition [Summary] =>

The defense department will spend P2.5 billion for the ammunition of the two frigates it will acquire for the Philippine Navy.

[DatePublished] => 2014-08-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1355605 [Title] => Defense allots P2.5B for ammunition of 2 frigates [Summary] =>

 The defense department will spend P2.5 billion for the ammunition of the two frigates it will acquire for the Philippine Navy.

[DatePublished] => 2014-08-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Cebu News [SectionUrl] => cebu-news [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1281076 [Title] => DND to probe accidents of Spanish firm's planes [Summary] =>

The Defense department on Monday vowed to look into the accidents involving the aircraft being offered by a Spanish firm to the Air Force.

[DatePublished] => 2014-01-20 19:27:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1278418 [Title] => Spanish firm sole eligible bidder for P5.3B aircraft [Summary] =>

A Spanish firm has been declared the only eligible bidder for the supply of three new Air Force medium lift fixed-wing aircraft worth P5.3-billion.

[DatePublished] => 2014-01-13 18:21:29 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1273374 [Title] => PAF welcomes supply deal boosting helicopter fleet [Summary] =>

The Air Force welcomed yesterday the defense department’s confirmation of a winner in the long-delayed UH-1 helicopter acquisition project.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1272982 [Title] => US, Canada firms bag PAF Huey deal [Summary] =>

A joint venture of two companies based in North America has bagged the deal to supply 21 UH-1 combat utility helicopters to the Philippine Air Force.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805309 [AuthorName] => Alexis Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://imageshack.us/a/img198/2008/uewv.jpg ) ) )
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