After a thorough study and research, the Department of National Defense (DND) is most likely to buy the Swedish-made Gripenmulti-role supersonic jet fighter for the Philippine Air Force (PAF).
Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
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Despite President Rodrigo Duterte's tirades against the United States, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana showed that the Philippines still values its relationship with its ally by visiting the Pentagon and top defense officials in…
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President Rodrigo Duterte's challenge to military personnel to oust him shows his complete trust and confidence to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Thursday.
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MANILA -- The military will not act against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV unless an arrest warrant is issued by the courts.
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday denied allegations made by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV claiming that a so-called "Davao Group" is meddling with the ongoing military modernization program.
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday declined to comment on Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's petition against Presidential Proclamation 572 which declared the amnesty granted to him as void ab initio.
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday confirmed an Oust Duterte Movement but he denied reports that the military was divided.
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Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday confirmed that Navy flagship, the 3,250 gross ton BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (FF-15) ran aground on Wednesday in Hasa-Hasa Shoal (international name Half Moon) which lies 65…
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Should the Philippine Navy (PN) submarine acquisition program pushes through, it will be acquired via government-to-government procurement, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Thursday.
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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be deploying various technical working groups (TWGs) to look into the Mil-Mi-17 "Hip" medium helicopter, Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine and other military equipment being offered by…
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is now in Moscow, Russia to discuss possible areas of cooperation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu.
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Department of National Defense (DND) spokesperson Arsenio Andolong said the Philippine Navy has not yet made up its mind on the purchase of submarines from Russia as it was still open toother offers, including the United States.
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MANILA – Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has expressed his strong support to President Rodrigo Duterte's proposal to talk peace with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) terrorists especially those who have not…
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Malacañang on Tuesday defended the docking of a Chinese vessel in Davao City on Monday, stressing that all nations which the Philippines maintains “friendly ties” with may dock at the country’s ports.
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Filipinos have long wisened up to the empty doctrines of insurgents so its guerilla fighters are surrendering in record numbers to the government, according to Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday dismissed rumors that military personnel are demoralized with the government's handling of the West Philippine Sea issue.
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The government's relative silence on the landing and refueling in the Philippines of a Chinese military aircraft may raise more questions, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
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There is nothing unusual with the landing and refuelling of a People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Ilyushin-76 turbofan strategic airlifter in Davao City last June 8.
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday cited usurpation of authority, insubordination, and violation of the procurement law as reasons for the relief of Vice Admiral Ronald Joseph Mercado from his post…
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There are more than enough suppliers to provide the Philippine requirement for combat utility helicopters (CUHs) after the government scuttled its contract with Bell Helicopter and Canadian Commercial Corp. (CCC).
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Special Assistant to the President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go on Wednesday said he would step down if proven that he interfered in the procurement process of the Department of National Defense (DND) of its warships’ computer system.
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President Rodrigo Duterte is set to receive an early Christmas gift as Congress is slated to vote on his request for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao on Wednesday (December 13).
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Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana is not inclined to recommend any suspension of military operations (SOMO) against New People's Army (NPA) rebels this Yuletide season.