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PMC to Get new Anti-Terror Equipment from US Gov’t

06 Juni 2017

M-134D gatling gun (photo : tactical life)

MANILA — The Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) will get additional anti-terror equipment from the United States government on Monday.

A turnover ceremony will take place at the Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City at 10 a.m. on June 5, PMC spokesperson Capt. Ryan Lacuesta said Friday.

“The United States Government will formally hand over various equipment to the PMC. These equipment will further enhance the capabilities of the PMC counter-terrorism units in addressing different threats posed by different terrorists and other groups,” he added.

Equipment to be turned over to the PMC include 300 M-4 carbines, 200 Glock 21 pistols, 25 units of combat rubber raiding craft, 100 M-203 rail mounted grenade launchers, 30 outboard motors, and four M-134D Gatling-style machine guns.

(PNA)

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