Philippines Army Nations // Southeast Asia



OVERVIEW The primary role of the Philippine army is protecting against insurgencies from communist and Islamist military groups.   Point air defense is a function of the army. The army has recently increased the size of its air component to a regiment-size unit. The army is organized as follows: 7 joint service area commands    9 light infantry divisions, each with       3 infantry brigades       1 artillery battalion      ...

 

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