Tag: Philippine Air Force

Philippine Air Force Going to Receive Best Attack Helicopter

The Philippine Air Force is ready to receive the two Attack Helicopter from Jordan, but unfortunately on another delay. According to the Philippine Air Force chief, the attack helicopters supposedly arrived this month. But is delayed again due to pilots ongoing training. The delivery will be move early next year. The Jordanian government-guaranteed last year, […]

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After Basa Airbase Facility, US Military to Open-up Palawan Facility

China has developed military bases and placed missiles on artificial islands in the disputed waters that are subject to claims by many bordering countries, including the Philippines. Recently, the Philippines and the United States on Tuesday launched the first facility under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca). Officials present at the inauguration at Basa Air […]

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FA-50

US Delivers Weapons for the Philippine Air Force

On Saturday, The US Embassy in Manila said that “officials from the Joint United States Military Assistance Group (JUSMAG) recently provide 1,040 rocket motors and 992 rockets to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) through the Mutual Logistics Support Agreement (MLSA).” Philippine Air Force received counterterrorism weapons and equipment from the United States to help its […]

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Cessna 280

US Government to Provide Surveillance Aircraft to The Philippines

The United States is sending two surveillance aircraft to support the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ ability in monitoring and reconnaissance operations against terrorists. According to US Ambassador Sung Kim, two Cessna 208 planes would be sent out to the Philippine government in a few weeks. Kim reiterated that the US is concerned about the […]

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US Air Force 3rd Cintingent

United States Air Force Conducts 3rd Rotation Air Contingent in Cebu Philippines

As part of this contingent, the U.S. Air Force is sending two C-130 Hercules aircraft and Airmen from the 374th Air Wing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, the 36th Contingency Response Group from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam and other units from across PACAF to Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines. While there, the […]

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Philippine Air Force Php 17 Million Machine Gun Rounds Procurement

MANILA – Aside from PHP 40 million acquisition of brand-new motors for the attack helicopter rockets, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) also allocated the sum of PHP 17.299 million worth of .50 caliber linked and aerial machine gun rounds. These shells are used to equip the PAF’s attack helicopters and other aircraft, as well as […]

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PAF Attack Helicopter

Philippine Air Force Php 40 Million Brand New Parts Procurement

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has allocated the sum of PHP 40,000,000.00 for the acquisition of brand-new motors for its 2.75 inch rockets which are used to arm its MD-520 and AW-109 attack helicopters. AgustaWestland AW109E Power helicopter is a three-ton class eight seat twin engine helicopter, often seen as one of the aircrafts with the […]

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Philippine Air Force Pilot Cobra Flight Demonstration

A Beneficial Gain: Brazil to Train Filipino Pilots

In February 2016, Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Jose D.R. Burgos met with Lieutenant  Brigadier (General) Nivaldo Luis Rossato, Commander of Brazilian Air Force. General Rossato informed our Ambassador Burgos that Brazil is willing to offer training for Philippine Air Force officials and pilots, from company grade to more senior levels, particularly on flight security and […]

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OV-10 Bronco

Philippine Air Force Allocated 18.1 M for OV-10 spares

MANILA, Feb. 24 — In line with efforts to ensure that all of its available air assets are mission-worthy at all times, the Philippine Air Force (PAF) announced that it is allocating the sum of PHP18,103,676.69 for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the maintenance of the engine, electrical, instrument systems of one of […]

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PAF S-76 Helicopter

KAI FA-50PH and other PAF Aircraft Flyby

In line with celebrations to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the EDSA-1 Revolution, the Philippine Air Force (PAF)’s two brand-new FA-50PH “Fighting Eagle” light-interim fighter aircraft will perform a high-speed opener pass. This was confirmed by PAF spokesperson Col. Enrico Canaya in an interview Monday. The two Korea Aerospace Industries-made jet planes will be followed […]

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FA-50

Philippine Air Force 11 Billion Multirole Combat Aircraft Procurement

The Philippines, incontestable country to feed its needs to stronger defense as we fight for our right in claiming the West Philippine Sea territory. Lack of manpower is not really the problem, for we are gigantic for our little island, but lack of technology and the supporting actor itself, the departmental budget. Philippine Air Force […]

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Airbus C-295 Light lift

Philippine Air Force Allocates 4.2 Million to C295 Spare Parts

The Philippine Air Force allocate  P42 million budget  for the purchase of spare parts for the communication navigation and environmental systems of  Medium lift C-295 transport aircraft. The bid is open to all who have purchase the bidding certificates worth P5,000. The pre-bid meeting is scheduled on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Air Force Procurement […]

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Bell412-EP

Modern Helicopters Turned over to Philippine Air Force

As part of  ongoing Armed Forces of the Philippines  modernization program, eight Bell-412EP Combat Utility Helicopters from the Canadian Commercial Corporation and two Italian AW-109E Power attack helicopters were also turned over  at the Villamor Air Base. The Bell-412EP helicopters are likely improve security and transport capabilities for the military and would play different roles […]

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C-130 Transport Aircraft

United States Show Support AFP Modernization

During the turnover and commissioning of eight Philippine Air Force brand new Bell-412EPs Helicopter  from Canada and the two attack versions of AgustaWestland AW-109 Power Helicopter from Italy. The United States of America show their help and  support to the armed forces modernization program of the Philippines through giving excess defense articles with two more […]

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Spanish C-295

The 5.98 Billion Pesos Maritime Patrol Aircraft Deal

The bidding for the two long-range maritime patrol aircraft worth 5.98-billion pesos has failed as bidders were not able to meet the requirements set by the Defense department. The special Bids and Awards Committee declared a failed bidding after examining bid documents for almost 12 hours. The defense department’s bids and awards committee did not reach […]

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Indonesian Air Force Chief Visit the Philippines to Increase Ties

The Indonesian Air Force Chief Agus Supriatna visited the Philippines in  August 2015 . The Three days visit pave the way for continuing mutual  relationship and consultation on training exchange program between the two air forces, the Philippine Air Force and the Indonesian Air Force. As part of courtesy calls, he went  to the Philippine […]

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Philippines Bell 412 Helicopter

Philippine Air Force to Add 10 Helicopter

MANILA, Aug. 14 (PNA) – The Philippine Air Force (PAF)’s mobility and close-air support capabilities will be greatly boosted with arrival of eight Bell-412 EP combat utility helicopters and two attack versions of the AgustaWestland AW-109Es Monday. This was disclosed by PAF spokesperson Col. Enrico Canaya in a message to the PNA Friday. “The additional […]

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Philippine Air Force Huey Helicopter

Philippine Air Force New Helicopter Not Defective

The Philippine Air Force denied allegations that five of its seven newly purchased helicopters were malfunctioning due to defects and missing parts when the military held flight demonstrations earlier this month. Philippine Air Force (PAF) used  two helicopters during the flight demonstration last July 2015 to demonstrated to the media and the public the similarities including […]

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