Armscor Global Defense, a member of Israel Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ICCP), is a manufacturer of firearms as well as ammunition. The company is based in the United States and the Philippines. It traces its root in 1905 during the establishment of the first Squires Bingham & Co. in the Philippines. The company assisted in rebuilding the Philippines after the war by acquiring permits for main guns fabrication and establishing plants across the country. Some of Armscor’s local companies are Arms Corp of Philippines and Armscor Shooting Centers.
Contract Signing between Armscor Global Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines
A contract worth P1 Billion between Armscor and the Department of National Defense (DND) was signed on November 19, 2018. The DND assigned the company to manufacture 50,000 pistols for the use of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. This DND undertook this initiative to maximize local resources that have a direct impact on the economy by providing jobs to every Filipino and contributing economic growth.
Armscor Global Defense Inc. in the Philippines
Armscor has been operating in the Philippines for over 60 years and has been ISO certified since 1997. Furthermore, it provides the Philippines firearms and ammunition for several years and exports to over 60 countries. The company is currently led by President and CEO Martin Tuason. To further improve its sales locally, they established Armscor Service Center, Inc. in 2016.