3ID starts training to 180 aspiring soldiers

CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz– The Army’s 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division formally opened the training of 180 selected civilians who will undergo the Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) and Jungle Warfare and Mountain Operations Course (JWMOC) here on Monday October 26, 2015. The all male aspirants who came from the different provinces of Western and Central Visayas willContinue reading “3ID starts training to 180 aspiring soldiers”

U.S. warship sails close to Chinese artificial island in South China Sea

The United States sent a warship very close to one of China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea, a potential challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims in the contested waters. The operation put the ship within an area that would be considered Chinese sovereign territory if the U.S. recognized the manmade islands as being ChineseContinue reading “U.S. warship sails close to Chinese artificial island in South China Sea”

Palace defends from attacks of group of former US Soldiers

Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., at a Palace briefing, was quick to emphasize that the Aquino administration puts great deal on the improvement of the AFP. However, this too was assailed by the group, named “We Are The Mighty,” noting that $2 billion is too small. “We can see the concrete manifestation of ourContinue reading “Palace defends from attacks of group of former US Soldiers”

US navy delegation visits Chinese carrier amid maritime tensions

-The visit by the 27-member delegation of U.S. naval captains to the Liaoning, a refitted former Soviet carrier, came as Washington considers sailing warships through international waters claimed by China, a move that would infuriate Beijing. -The U.S. captains exchanged views with Chinese peers on topics like “personnel training and management, medical support and aircraftContinue reading “US navy delegation visits Chinese carrier amid maritime tensions”

AFP to help hunt down killers of Surigao Lumad Leaders

Despite widespread allegations that the killers of three farming school leaders in Surigao del Sur belonged to a para-military group identified with the military, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday vowed to help the Philippine National Police (PNP) in hunting down the suspects. No less than the area commander of the AFP inContinue reading “AFP to help hunt down killers of Surigao Lumad Leaders”

DnD Weapons and Technologies- Night Vision Device

A night vision device (NVD) is anoptoelectronic device that allows images to be produced in levels of light approaching total darkness. The image may be a conversion to visible light of both visible light and near-infrared, while by convention detection of thermal infrared is denotedthermal imaging. The image produced is typically monochrome, e.g. shades of green. NVDs are most often usedContinue reading “DnD Weapons and Technologies- Night Vision Device”

RP protests as China pursues Spratlys reef reclamation

Amid the Philippine government’s opposition to China’s construction and operation of lighthouses in two South China Sea reefs, which according to Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose, “are obviously intended to change the actual conditions on the ground and aimed at bolstering Beijing’s territorial claim in the South China Sea,” a high-ranking Chinese military official hasContinue reading “RP protests as China pursues Spratlys reef reclamation”

PhilDev Foundation- Education Advocacy at Defense News Daily

http://www.phildev.org/ Education is indeed an effective tool to emancipate our poor kababayans from their present plight. Let us give them the opportunity to go to school. But truly education has transformative effect in our society because this will transform us into educated and eventually matured voters citizens. This augurs us to elect competent and honestContinue reading “PhilDev Foundation- Education Advocacy at Defense News Daily”

US, Australia warn China on sea access

The United States and its Pacific ally Australia warned China on Tuesday that they remain committed to freedom of navigation in the waters of the South China Sea. China has maritime territorial disputes with several of its Southeast Asian neighbors and is trying to bolster its claim by building artificial islands. According to senior USContinue reading “US, Australia warn China on sea access”

United States reported to deploy warships in South China Sea

The United States (US) may soon deploy war ships near China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea. It wants to send a message that it does not recognize China’s territorial claims over the area. This is according to a Financial Times report quoting a senior U.S. official who said its ships will sail withinContinue reading “United States reported to deploy warships in South China Sea”