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Philippine Navy New Frigate Acquisition Timeline

(Updated September 2, 2017. See bottom of the page for the complete revision history)

A Sigma 10514 Frigate. Hopefully we will get something as beautiful as this. Photo courtesy of the Naval Open Source Intelligence Website
A Sigma 10514 Frigate. Hopefully we will get something as beautiful as this. Photo courtesy of the Naval Open Source Intelligence Website

Below is the approximate timeline of the acquisition of the two brand-new Frigates by the Philippines arranged from the latest to the previous news. It’s not meant to be comprehensive, just the major developments during the acquisition of the aircraft.

I will be updating this post every time an important, new development occurs regarding the Frigate acquisition. For quick reference, just look for it on the “Timelines” category on the “Categories” section on the Side Bar.
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Philippine FA-50 Fighting Eagle Acquisition Timeline

Revised June 09, 2016. See bottom of the page for the complete revision history

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An FA-50PH with Tail Number 002 currently undergoing qualifications prior to its delivery to the Philippines.
An FA-50PH with Tail Number 002 currently undergoing qualifications prior to its delivery to the Philippines.

Below is the approximate timeline of the acquisition of the FA-50 Fighting Eagle by the Philippines arranged from the latest to the previous news. It’s not meant to be comprehensive, just the major developments during the acquisition of the aircraft.

I will be updating this post every time an important, new development occurs regarding the FA-50 Acquisition. For quick reference, just look for it on the “Timelines” category on the “Categories” section on the Side Bar.

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* April 17, 2016
The first two FA-50PHs of the Philippine Air Force joined its first major Military Exercise in the “Exercise Balikatan 2016” where it performed a simulated interception on two Hawker Hunters asking as aggressors while being supported by an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft of the United States Air Force (USAF).
(Source: FA-50PHs gave impressive showing during ‘Balikatan’ exercises — PAF spokesperson)
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