10 Mei 2018

PH to Acquire Equipment to Detect Missile Deployment

10 Mei 2018

Mischief reef South China Sea (photo : hongkongfp)


PH to Acquire Modern Anti-Missile Equipment

The Philippine government is acquiring a state-of-the art equipment to detect missile deployment after admitting it has yet to verify China’s reported installation of such defense system in the South China Sea.

Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the country’s new missile detection technology was “forthcoming,” citing information from National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.

“National Security Adviser told me that there’s a technology that we need that we still don’t have to be able to verify it for ourselves,” Roque said when asked if the government’s knowledge about the missile system reportedly installed by China.

“We’re awaiting (delivery) so that we can have finally our own capacity to verify for ourselves,” he added.

Pending the arrival of such equipment, Roque said the government could get information about China’s reported missile deployment from third-party resources. “But that would not be first party verification,” he added.

China has reportedly quietly installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile system on three territories in the South China Sea, including in one reef declared by an international tribunal as part of Philippine territory. It has defended the deployment of defensive facilities in the region, saying it has indisputable sovereignty over the territory.

Roque insisted that government was concerned over China’s reported missile deployment, and assured all diplomatic initiatives would be taken to address the matter.

“We are viewing this with much concern because any possible scenario that would encourage military action in our backyard, in our Exclusive Economic Zone and in the—one of the busiest sea lanes in the world is troublesome,” he said.

“So like the rest of the world, we value freedom of navigation. But we have more of an interest because this is covered by our EEZ,” he added.

The Palace official however does not consider China’s reported missile deployment a betrayal of the country’s trust.

“I do not know why it’s even betrayal of trust. Why is it betrayal and trust?” he said.

Roque instead expressed confidence that the country would not be a target of China’s missiles due to the revitalized bilateral relations.

“You can’t ignore the fact that because of very good relations, we can be confident that that China as a country does not view us as a threat,” he said. “There is no reason why assuming they have missiles that they can use, they will use it on us. That’s all that we are saying,” he added.

For now, Roque assured that the government was trying its best to address the latest situation in the West Philippine Sea. He said the matter was being handled by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

“We have to deal now with existing realities and ang sinasabi nga ni Presidente is what the President says is] we are trying to do the best that we can under existing circumstances. We are exploring all diplomatic options, which does not mean we are not doing anything,” he said.

(Manila Bulletin)

15 komentar:

  1. Balasan
    1. Semoga ad perubahan setelah PH menang...selamat PH atas kemenangannya buktikan janjimu pdbrakyat yg telah memilihmu tegakkan keadilan agar masyarakat sejahtera...Gantung najib...nikahi rosmah...mau mat rempit?...hahahaha....

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    2. Kasian orang tua waktunya istirahat malah turun gunung lagi..buat betulin malay yg bobrok...anak mudanya kmn ya...?wkkwkwk

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    3. Jack@ hahaha

      Tupez@ anak mudanya cem Dein,unknown,mahairi,AP dll semuanya dah rosak kerana dadah dan cukai judi wkwkwk

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    4. Cipok basah dari rosmah untuk simbah mahatir. Seharusnya jd penghuni panti jompo eh ini malah dadi perdana mentri meneh.

      inilah bukti kalo malon kekurangan orang pandai & cakap. a grandpa being a prime minister... bodohnya beruk jiran nih

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    5. Hanya ganti baju saja, tp arah kebijakan tetap sama. Mahatir adalah bagian dr kebijakan Barisan Nasional yg telah berkuasa sejak 1957. Arah kebijakan politik pastinya tetap sama, walaupun Mahatir berada di Pakatan Harapan. Sejatinya rakyat malaysia lebih memilih Barisan Nasional jika saja bukan si Najib botak yg nencalonkan kembali, terbukti masih tingginya suara ke BN yaitu 79 suara. Karena diyakini BN msh menundukung kebijakan pro pribumi.

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  2. Seharusnya malon juga beli equipment untuk detect kebodohan beruk-beruk semenanjung xixixixi

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  3. Ironman dengan tangan besinya telah turun gunung.Rakyat Malaysia sudah lepas dari mulut singa tapi kembali masuk mulut harimau.
    Tapi Malaysia memang lebih cocok dipimpin Mahathir yang keras karena sebagian besar rakyat Malaysia detil,sulit diatur dan malas.Cocoklah mahathir.jadi pemimpin di negri alay,LGBT.....

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    1. Skenarionya sang PM terpilih akan memimpin kurun 2 tahun setelah itu akan diserahkan ke Anwar Ibrahim. Secara logika pikiran sehat, seorang dng capaian umur 92 tahn untuk membuat kebijakan strategis. So...2 tahun lg kita bisa ucapkan ke tetangga kita, selamat datang kembali sodom dan gomora di malaysia....lgbt eksis abis nantinya....wkkkkk

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  4. Filipina tidak perlu risau dengan tindakan china, kerana china hanya menempatkan sistem anti udara dan sistem anti kapal. China tidak bermaksud untuk melakukan provokasi. Cuma china ingin pertahan kawasannya dari pencerobahan kapal dan pesawat US. China tidak berani bermain api dengan pakatan asean. Apalagi dengan kuasa seperti US. China sudah bilang mereka tidak akan pernah mampu melawan pakatan US JEPUN TAIWAN KOREA SELATAN.

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  6. "equipment to detect missile deployment"

    alat apaan nich, radar ato satelit militer kah?ato jgn2 darto haha!😑😑😑

    bukannya lebih baek nyiapin sistem anti rudal drpd alat deteksi doank haha!😮😮😮

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  7. Aappaaaaa MALINGSIA POSISI 3?? Tak patutttt...

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    Berkat sapa yaa melatih mereka...

    KOPASUS pastinya.. kwkwkwkwk...

    Coz para JENDERAL MALINGSIA 11 12 GOBLOK.. TOLOL DAN IDIOTNYA KAYAK PRAJURITNYA.. KWKWKWKKW..

    GIMANA GK GOBLOK.. DR AWAL SUDAH DI DOKTRIN.. KALAU MAU JADI TENTARA HARUS MAKAN CHILI.. SETELAH ITU BARU LAH JADI TENTARA TIDAK PROFESIONAL.. WKKWKWK

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  8. Ok skrg sudah masanya melayan indon 2 anjing yg semakin peka dgn masalah negara lain dari sudut negatif... agak2 berani ke indon hadap agresif china... baca rekod tahun lepas.. hanya 1 kapal nelayan china dirampas...kenapa satu je... takut ke tu

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    1. Satu?? Wkwkw ngakak, di depan Coastguard china pon nelayan china kena tangkap TNI, emangnya askar bersarong beruk yang pura2 tidor meskipun 100 nelayan chinese menceroboh perairan malin kihkihkih

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