Astig! PH’s first industrial defense complex to rise in Bataan–Gov Garcia
Bataan Governor Albert Garcia said the province will soon be the site of the first industrial defense complex in the Philippines.
Garcia ,as per a 1bataan.com article, said the Philippine Economic Zone Authority is eyeing the upland area of Barangay Lamao in Limay as one of the three locations for the country’s industrial defense complexes.
The industrial defense complex will be used in manufacturing air and sea crafts, firearms and ammunition, combat clothing, drones, and other products for military and police use.
The Bataan politiko added that 370 hectares of the government arsenal in Barangay Lamao will be converted into the Bataan Defense Economic Zone.
The town of Limay is also offering some 3,000 hectares of land for conversion into a defense industrial complex component.
Garcia said the establishment of the Bataan Defense Economic Zone will enhance the country’s self-reliance posture.
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