Philippines US military drills - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippines US military drills


US 'committed' as Duterte eyes ending military drills

Sep 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The US says there has been no official rendering of President Rodrigo Duterte s decision to end military exercises between the Philippines and the US

JOINT EXERCISES. US (L) and Philippine (R) navy personnel launch an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from a speedboat off the naval base in Sangley Point, Cavite City, west of Manila on June 28, 2013, as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercises. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

US forces to gain access to more PH bases – Carter

Apr 13, 2016 - 9:35 PM

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter who is now in Manila says more military bases will be added to the initial 5 agreed upon

US military equipment arrive in Subic for Balikatan 2016

Mar 29, 2016 - 8:08 AM

The shipment includes Humvee vehicles trucks jeeps backhoes and bulldozers

LINING UP. US military vehicles are pictured in Subic in preparation for the Balikatan 2016 military exercises, March 28, 2016. Photo by Randy Datu / Rappler