Philippine Navy and Air Force Added More Air Firepower

The last batch of Agustawestland AW109 Power Chopper is expected to arrive this 2nd quarter of 2014. The rebidding of huey helicopter became successful when the joint venture of Rice Aircraft Services (United States) and Eagle Copters (Canada) won the contract.The first batch of huey helicopter is expected to arrive in this second quarter of the year. The last one is the delivery of Italy’s AW-109 Attack version. Out of 8 helicopter ordered, the 2 of its chopper is expected to arrive later this year.

With this achievement, the armed forces of the Philippines added more Air capability to response COIN Operation and Disaster.