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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 10:16 am 
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These may just be short-ranged missiles, but it's a start when it comes to modernization aimed at acquiring more SSMs.

Something to make Chinese PLA-N and CMS (Chinese Coast Guard) think twice about bullying the Philippines:

Philippine Daily Inquirer

PH Navy gets first ever missile system
By: Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ / 03:52 PM May 02, 2018

The Philippine Navy finally received its first ever Spike-ER short range surface-to-surface missiles for its multi-purpose attack craft (MPAC) after a few delays, the Department of National Defense said Wednesday.


"Haijun" means "navy" in Mandarin Chinese.

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 3:16 am 
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President Duterte seems to be courting China so these missiles might not be aimed in their direction. Hopefully he will stick to what is in the best interests of the Philippines but he is so unstable that he might be seduced into ceding territory to China.

In 1757 Admiral John Byng was shot "pour encourager les autres". Voltaire

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