MANILA, Philippines—Japan has officially sealed a deal to supply radar to the Philippines, Tokyo’s first defense product export since the lifting of its decades-long self-imposed arms export ban in 2014.
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana signed the contract and the notice to proceed for the air surveillance radar system acquisition project of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) last Aug.14 at Camp Aguinaldo, the Department of National Defense (DND) said in a statement on Friday (Aug. 28).
Defense Sec. Lorenzana has signed the contract agreement and notice to proceed for the air surveillance radar system project of the Philippine Air Force last Aug. 14.
— Frances Mangosing (@FMangosingINQ) August 28, 2020
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Melco) will provide the air radar systems …