Tag Archives: Military

Philippine Army Officer Candidate Course

The Philippine Army Officer Candidate Course is one of the ways of becoming an officer in the Philippine Army.   There are generally 3 ways of becoming a Philippine Army Officer.   1. PMA – Philippine Military Academy 2. ROTC – Reserve Officer Training Course 3. OCC – Officer Candidate Course   For those who are interested to… Read More »

Philippine Air Force C295

  The Philippines now has in its inventory 3 new C295 cargo plane.   It is classified as a medium lift aircraft.   The 1st Philippine Air Force C295 plane was delivered in March 2016.   The 2nd C295 plane was delivered in September 2015.   The 3rd C295 plane was delivered in December 2015.   A C295… Read More »

Philippines And Japan Conducts Search And Rescue Drills

  Philippines and Japan conducts a search and rescue drills in the West Philippine Sea.   The Search and Rescue drills were conducted by the Philippines and Japan despite the objections of China in such military training activity in the West Philippine sea.   The Japanese newest maritime surveillance plane flew followed by the Philippine Navy’s Islander plane… Read More »

USS Fort Worth To Participate In Carat 2015

  The Philippines and the US will again conduct a naval exercise.   Among the ships involved will be the US latest ship USS Fort Worth.   Fort Wort is a new US Navy ship. It has an embarked helicopter capable of anti-submarine warfare. It has also a giant drone for surveillance purposes and one small armed helicopter… Read More »

West Philippine Sea Armed Confrontation Possible

  Commander Jonathan Odom, Oceans Policy Adviser, US Secretary of Defense, said that the ongoing tension in the West Philippine Sea might result into an armed confrontation.   Odom said, clearly one of the most realistic concerns right now is a situation spinning out of control based upon miscalculation and misunderstanding between two of the claimants once you… Read More »