Acquisition Of Brahmos Missile System Affected By COVID-19 pandemic

Acquisition Of Brahmos Missile System Affected By COVID-19 pandemic

 


Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana himself admitted that the acquisition of the Indian made Brahmos missile system was affected by COVID-19 pandemic.

“We really want to buy BrahMos but because of the pandemic, we lost money to buy it,” Secretary Lorenzana said as quoted by Manila Bulletin in an article dated November 30.

He noted that the procurement process was actually on advanced stage. He added that India also offered a soft loan plan.

(photo credit to owner)


However, the defense chief explained that “the President does not want the next administration to face numerous debts so we are actually caught in a dilemma on what to do. We could avail of the loan but we do not want to be criticized by the next administration.”
 
“So the entire process of procuring Brahmos was stopped because we no longer have the money for that,” Lorenzana said.

The Defense Secretary in 2019 said that the contract for BrahMos missile system for Philippine Army was expected to be signed first half of 2020.

 

 

BE YOUR OWN BOSS! Join the most trending Online Negosyo now.

 

For only 15,888 you can have 5 online shops of various food, health and beauty products, plus Ninja Ion and Coppermask.

 

Reserve your slots now. Send a message by clicking the button below.

 

Ask me how, leave me a message in  https://www.facebook.com/siomai.online0212/

What can you say about this?

Share us your thoughts by simply leaving on the comment section below. For more news updates, feel free to visit our site often.

Stay updated with today's relevant news and trends by hitting the LIKE button.

 

Thanks for dropping by and reading this post.

 

Report from  mntfo

 

Disclaimer: Contributed articles does not reflect the view of THE PH CHRONICLES. This website cannot guarantee the legitimacy of some of the information contributed to us. You may do additional research if you find some information doubtful. No part of this article maybe reproduced without permission from this website.


Post a Comment

0 Comments