What is the new tank of Philippine Army?
An Elbit news release said the 30-ton Sabrah “provides a unique combination of powerful fire capacity and high maneuverability.” Both the tank and vehicle platforms will be equipped with a 105mm turret as well as a range of subsystems, including electro-optical sights, fire control systems, Torch-X battle management …
What guns do the Philippines use?
- M1911 Pistol, M1911A1 Pistol.
- Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless (0.32 ACP)
- Colt Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless (0.380 ACP)
- Browning Hi-Power. Browning P-35 “High Power” Pistol  9mm.
- M1917 Revolver.
- Colt New Service.
- Colt Official Police.
- Smith & Wesson Model 10.
What is the secret weapon of the Philippines?
To deter intruders in its maritime territory, the Philippines is pinning its hopes on a new secret weapon – a woman’s voice.
Are there any tanks in the Philippine Army?
It is worth mentioning the history of the Philippine Army’s Mechanized Infantry/Armored Division where it operates a range of tanks back then such as the Renault FT Tank during the Commonwealth Period, the M-41 Walker Bulldog Tank in the 1950s, and on the recent history, the FV-101 Scorpion Light Tank which is still in service.
When did the Alvis Scorpion come into service?
It was the lead vehicle and the fire support type in the Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked), CVR(T), family of seven armoured vehicles. Manufactured by Alvis, it was introduced into service with the British Army in 1973 and was withdrawn in 1994.
Where was the Scorpion tank used in the Iraq War?
Some small armies, such as the Botswana Defence Force, and some larger armies such as the Philippine Army and Nigerian Army, continue to use the Scorpion, in some cases up-armed with the 90 mm Cockerill. The Iranian army used its Scorpion tanks in the Iran–Iraq War, with various degrees of success.
How big is the FV101 Scorpion tank?
The FV101 was a very light armoured vehicle, weighing in at a mere 8 tonnes. This meant some compromises had to be made on protection. The vehicle had 12.7 mm of aluminium armour all around, giving it protection against small low-velocity shrapnel and standard ball rifle rounds from cartridges such as 7.62×39mm, 5.56×45mm, and 7.62×51mm.