Aug 11, 2017 @ 18:01

The Department of National Defense (DND) plans to search further funding from Congress to additional beef up the navy’s numerous intelligence networks, DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana mentioned late Thursday.

Lorenzana , nevertheless, declined to give more particulars.

“We are trying to get the exact figure (because) we would like to acquire (these) equipment for our intelligence gathering,” Lorenzana mentioned in Filipino.

These embrace long-range drones that might fly day-and-night missions and facial recognition gadgets .

The DND chief will face the House of Representatives inside the month for the annual price range listening to. The protection division’s price range for 2016 is P126.64 billion.

While the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has obtained two intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Cessna 208Bs from the US, the DND chief mentioned more comparable tools have been wanted to additional beef up the nation’s intel capabilities.

Also, the extra funds will permit the Armed Forces to additional develop its human intelligence belongings within the floor, permitting floor models to detect and neutralize numerous menace teams. (PNA)