HIGH TENSIONS (JUNE 22,2020) US DEPLOY MISSILE TO HELPING PHILIPPINES FIGHT AGAINST CHINA IN SCS
High Tensions (June 22,2020) US Deploy Missile to Helping Philippines Fight Against China in SCS
Here's What You Need To Remember: “Absent an abrupt change in foreign policy outlook by President Duterte, it is unlikely the Philippines would acquire missile in the near future,” says Brian Harding, an Asian security expert at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies. “In addition to the price tag, Duterte would likely find HIMARS to be too provocative vis-à-vis China.”
The United States and the Philippines have been discussing whether the Filipino military should buy the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System, a multiple rocket launcher used by the United States and other nations.