15 Israeli armored mortar carriers natanggap ng PH Army

15 Israeli armored mortar carriers natanggap ng PH Army

January 11, 2022 @ 1:10 PM 7 months ago


MANILA, Philippines- Natanggap na ng Armor Division ng  Philippine Army (PA) ang 15 M125A2 armored mortar carriers (AMCs), na may 120mm mounted mortar systems (MMS).

Ibinahagi ni PA spokesperson, Col. Xerxes Trinidad, na dumating ang naturang AMCs noong Disyembre 29, 2021 na binili sa Israeli firm Elbit Systems.

“The newly delivered 15 AMCs are for inspection within the first quarter of the year by the Technical Inspection and Acceptance Committee before acceptance and (deployment) to the Army’s field units,” pahayag ni Trinidad nitong Lunes.

Ang AMCs ay nasa ilalim ng Horizon Two of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program at binili sa ilalim ng mortar acquisition project ng Army.

“The new AMCs are part of the PA’s modernization project that will capacitate the country’s land force’s credible defense posture from various threats, local and international,” aniya.

Samantala, tinanggap naman ni PA chief, Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr., a ng pagdating ng AMCs at sinabing makatutulong ang mga ito sa pagpapalakas ng kapabilidad ng ground forces ng militar.

“These new armor assets will bolster the Army’s capability to deal with constantly evolving threats. With the realization of upcoming big-ticket modernization projects, the Philippine Army is on track to becoming a formidable and adaptive force capable of responding to a multitude of conventional and unconventional threats,” ayon sa PA chief. RNT/SA