Pres. Duterte to Acquire 12 More Fighter Jets & Brand New Military Equipment Under His Term


The tough-talking President of the Republic of the Philippines, Pres. Rody Duterte vowed on Friday in front of the 102nd Infantry Brigade that he will acquire more brand new military equipment, including 12 more fighter jets and brand new military equipment.


Pres. Duterte visited the soldiers from the 102nd Infantry Brigade in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay and stated in front of the Armed Forces that he would not accept second hand equipment.

Watch the Speech of Pres. Duterte During His Visit at the 102nd IB:



The President was quoted as saying "Kung buhayin pa ako ng Panginoong Diyos, you will have about 24 jet planes. Mag-acquire pa ako ng 12. Subukan ko. you have the best equipment, 'yung -- ang sources natin sa baril ninyo is just two nations. I will not mention the names," he said.

Pres. Duterte added further that "During my time, wala na akong second-hand mga barko, barko. It has to be brand new. Hindi na ako tatanggap ng mga equipment ng military na second-hand. Iyong ibinibigay ng Amerikano, ayaw ko na 'yan. Even I have to spend double the money," the President added.


The former Mayor of Davao City also expressed confidence that the government would win on its fight against the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group in Marawi City. "Dito naman sa extremism, mananalo tayo. But we will have losses, ganon lang talaga ang buhay. That is how life is governed in this universe. You would never know when," he said.

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) acquired 12 FA-50 trainer and fighter jets from South Korea under the administration of Pres. Aquino. The first 10 fighter jets were already used in various operations within Mindanao while the remaining two fighter jets were delivered earlier this month.

Source: SunStar


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