The Philippines will purchase radar from Japan, which is the first large export order of weapons obtained by Japan

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 The Philippines will purchase radar from Japan, which is the first large export order of weapons obtained by Japan


Philippine defense minister signs contract

The contract, worth US $103.5 million, is the largest and most eye-catching defense export contract since Japan lifted its arms sales ban in 2014.

The Philippine defense ministry said the initial budget for the purchase was $113 million.

The system purchased is based on the J / fps-3 air defense radar, which has been in service with Japans air defense force since the early 1990s, said asenio, head of public affairs at the Ministry of defense of the Philippines.

The contract, which includes four radars, three fixed radars and one mobile radar, as well as related ground facilities and systems, is expected to begin delivery in 2022, the report said.

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