Philippines Cancels Canadian Helicopter Deal

KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines has abruptly canceled an order for 16 Canadian helicopters and President Rodrigo Duterte is vowing not to buy military equipment from Canada or the U.S. The order for Bell 412EPI helicopters was announced Feb. 6. One day later, Ottawa said the contract was under review...
Marhalim Abas

Marhalim Abas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covers Southeast Asian defense. He has worked as a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia defense and security since 1994, initially with the New Straits Times newspaper.

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