Author: SecurityMatters™ Newsdesk

Home SecurityMatters™ Newsdesk
Post
Helicopter Crash in Tanay Leaves 3 dead, 1 injured

Helicopter Crash in Tanay Leaves 3 dead, 1 injured

Manila, Philippines – Tragedy struck on Thursday afternoon, 3 May 2017, when a Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter crashed in Tanay, Rizal leaving three military personnel dead and one injured. Col. Antonio Francisco, Philippine Air Force spokesperson, told the media that at around 3:00 p.m. a military helicopter had crashed in Sitio Hiltop in Tanay,...

Post
Balikatan Exercises 2017 to push through

Balikatan Exercises 2017 to push through

Manila, Philippines – United States military forces will once again train alongside Filipino troops in the 33rd iteration of the Balikatan Exercises (Balikatan) in Luzon and Visayas. The US Embassy stated on 24 April 2017 that the Philippine Government had invited the US military to train with members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

Post
NPA rebel falls in Agusan del Norte

NPA rebel falls in Agusan del Norte

Agusan Del Norte, Philippines – A female member of the New People’s Army was killed in a firefight between troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the New People’s Army (NPA). A violent encounter between the AFP and NPA happened on Sunday, 19 March 2017 at around 3:45 p.m. in Barangay Hinimbagan...