Breaking News: PNP acquires about P3B worth of equipment

Breaking News: PNP acquires about P3B worth of equipment




Good news!!!
The Philippine National Police(PNP) is now better than ever, in a blessing of its newly acquired and brand new equipment in Camp Crame in Quezon city.


All in all about P3 billion worth of much needed police equipment which includes new helicopters, trucks, firearms, and bomb equipments are now up for use for the country’s police force in pursuance of its mandate.
1 of 2 single-engine turbine choppers worth P225 million from Airbus
(photo credit to PDI)


The PNP air capability just got a major boost with the acquisition of 2 brand new two single-engine turbine choppers worth P225 million from Airbus31 units of troop carriers worth P3.1 million; and 12 units of pick-up vehicles worth P1.6 million; and 501 units of combat helmets worth P32 million.
(photo credit to PDI)



PNP Chief General Archie Gamboa in his speech just said the police force has now a total seven helicopters, 2 will be assigned in the Visayas and Mindanao, and the 3 remaining will be deployed at the National Headquarters in Luzon.


(photo credit to PDI)

The Special Action Force (SAF), the PNP’s elite will now have brand new trucks, pick-up vehicles will be deployed to Misamis Oriental Police Provincial Office.



Gamboa assured that all equipment underwent “open competitive bidding” as well as “rigorous testing.”

“It has been the assurance of the committee of inspection and acceptance na dapat sumusunod sa parameters during acceptance process to see to it na may compliance sa standards,” he told reporters in an interview.


(photo credit to PDI)


(It has been the assurance of the committee of inspection and acceptance that the equipment should abide by the parameters during acceptance process to see to it that there is compliance with standards.)

The PNP Chief would like to add three more helicopters before he steps down in October.


He also announced that the PNP will procure about 2,800 units of body camerasonce the testing is completed.




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