The Philippine Star published the following figures and delivery dates for the indicated CUP Phase 2 projects. An older PIA article, however, stated that the total number of rocket launchers was “335”
||Expected delivery date
|Multi-purpose rocket launcher
|81mm mortar with ammunition
||100 units w/ 2,000 rounds
|Multi-Purpose Assault Craft (MPAC) Lot 2
The Philippine International Trading Corporation, a government-owned international trading corporation, issued a bid invitation for M53 / M53A1 mortar sights on behalf of the Philippine Army. The project, Bid Ref# 2011-040, sought to acquire 468 pieces of sights with an Authorized Budget for Contract (ABC) of P26,999,996.40.
The pre-bid conference was set on November 10, 2011, and the schedule for bid opening was 12-days later.
For discussions, and additional details, about this acquisition project, see the following Timawa.net discussion: http://www.timawa.net/forum/index.php?topic=29685.0