Rafael Will Supply Naval Machine Gun Systems to the Philippines

The deal will include three Naval Stabilized and Remotely Operated Machine Gun Systems along with Spike missiles

A Mk2 Multi-Purpose Attack Craft (MPAC). Photo courtesy of the ASEAN News Website

According to Retiredanalyst, the Department of National Defense has awarded Rafael the contract to supply weapons system and missiles of Philippine Navy’s three Multi-Purpose Attack Crafts (MPAC). 

Quantity of missiles and type of weapon systems were not mentioned in the Notice of Award, however, according to MaxDefense, “Rafael will supply three Mini Typhoon 12.7mm MG RWS mounts, and unspecified number of Spike-ER launchers and missile rounds plus ILS to the Philippine Navy.”

It is estimated that the deal would be worth approximately 12 million dollars.