The Government Arsenal Strategic Plan will serve as a guide or roadmap in the acquisition of necessary technologies to enhance the GA’s manufacturing capability in collaboration with the various defense industry players and the academe.

The GA Strategic Plan focuses on the following:

Phase 1: Self-Reliance and enhancement of Small Arms Production Capacity

1.1) Acquisition of dedicated production line for 5.56mm and 9mm ammunition.

1.2) Construction of additional manufacturing plant and warehouses

2. Facility Support System:

2.1) Improvement of 1.3 km road from Main Gate to Dam area

2.2) Development of the road from the Dam area to the Proposed GA-DIE

2.3) Construction of 30-m and 40-m access bridge

2.4) Construction of Perimeter Fence

2.5) Re-piping of Water line

2.6) Construction of Waste Water Treatment Facility

3. Acquisition of capability and establish Cold Rolling Mill for the local production of metallic raw materials;

4. Establishment of manufacturing facility and equipment for the in-house production of explosives material:

4.1) Acquisition of capability and establish a facility for in-country production of Propellant powder;

4.2) Acquisition of capability and establish a facility for the in-country production of Nitroglycerin and Nitrocellulose

4.3) Acquisition of equipment for in-house production of Trinitroresorcinol (TNR)

Phase 2: New Capability Development

5. Acquisition of capability and establish Bomb Melt Loading Facility

6. Acquisition of capability and establish a facility for the in-country production of 5.56mm magazine;

7. Acquisition of capability and establish a facility for the in-country production of Force Protection Equipment

8. Acquisition of necessary equipment and technology for the in-country production/assembly of 40m.

9. Acquisition of necessary equipment and technology for the in-country production/assembly of Cal. 50 ammunition;

10. Acquisition of capability and establish a facility for the manufacture of assault rifle

11. Establishment of Ballistics Testing Center

Phase 3: Other New Capability Development in collaboration with AFP Major Services

12. Collaboration with the Philippine Air Force to establish capability for the in-country production of peculiar air munitions;

13. Coordinate and collaborate with the Philippine Navy for the development of capability in the manufacture of peculiar Naval Ammunition such as; 76mm, 25mm, 20mm and 40mm;

14. Collaboration with various stakeholders to develop the capability for the in-country production of at least the basic mobility equipment for the defense and security establishments;

15. Collaboration with various stakeholders to develop the capability for the production of Combat Clothing and Individual Equipment (CCEI)

16. Collaboration with the various stakeholders to develop capability in the production of communications equipment; and

17. Collaboration with the AF, academe and the other concerned government agencies to develop capability in the production of missile systems.