MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines is getting $18 million worth of smart bombs from the United States as part of a military assistance program from Washington, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday (Nov. 17).
Lorenzana told reporters that the delivery to the Philippines of precision-guided munition was discussed with US Charge d’Affaires John Law at a meeting last week in Camp Aguinaldo, the Department of National Defense headquarters.
Lorenzana, however, did not elaborate on the munitions transfer.
Inquirer.net learned that the munition, manufactured by US defense contractor Raytheon, would be delivered sometime next week. It was believed to include addi…
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