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Philippine Shipbuilders to Help Modernize Military

By Noel Tarrazona

Having a budget of $2.56 billion for military modernization this year, the Philippine Defense Department is seeking the support of the local shipbuilders industry to help develop the country’s defense and security sectors.

The announcement was made this week by Defence Minister Delfin Lorenzana  during the opening ceremony of the 2017 PHILMARINE Conference in Manila attended by maritime and related industries that include exhibitors from the Navy, Philippine Coast Guard, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and foreign and local marine engineering business organizations.

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Source: maritime-executive.com

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