The Philippine Army’s Rolling Thunder Battalion

The Philippine Army’s Rolling Thunder Battalion The Philippine Army’s Artillery Regiment activated the 10th Field Artillery Rolling Thunder Battalion that will serve as the mother unit of the brand new 155mm self-propelled howitzers during the regiment’s 15th founding anniversary celebration in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija on June 22, 2022. The acquisition is part of the … Read more

Naval ICT Center Special Enlistment

The Naval ICT Center is looking for people with the following technical background: Information and Communication Technology Computer Programming Computer Handling and Servicing Computer System and Network Technology Computer Technology Electronics Communications Technology Other ICT-related courses Qualifications At least 21 years old and not more than 32 years upon appointment as Candidate Soldier Must be … Read more

Philippine World War II Basic Weapons

Philippine World War II Basic Weapons (1935-1941 Commonwealth Period) The newly proclaimed Commonwealth Republic of the Philippines, as its first act, created its own army on December 21, 1935. By 1937, 20,000 men were called up to enlist in the Army of the Philippines. The newly-organized Philippine Army had to make do with old US … Read more

1898-1901 American Rifles

1898-1901 American Rifles Following the American Civil War (1861-1865), the US expanded across North America at the expense of Mexico and many Native American nations. North American expansionism would soon extend overseas. The Spanish-American War and US back revolution (and eventually annexation) in the Hawaiian Kingdom, paved the way for US expansion into the Pacific. … Read more

1870-1898 Spanish Period Rifles

1870-1898 Spanish Period Rifles Rifled barrels increased the accuracy of guns, which meant soldiers could accurately shoot up to 500-600 yards (more or less 500 meters). Massed infantry formations gave way to firing lines with less concentration of men. In the Philippines, during the late Spanish period, Spanish forces were equipped mainly with these weapons. … Read more