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PAF buys new C-130 planes from US to boost PH sea security, disaster management

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Philippine soldiers walk near a military C-130 plane. AP FILE PHOTO

Strengthening its air assets, the Philippine Air Force is set to acquire new C-130 planes from the United States Department of Defense.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Who says PAF’s ‘all air and no force’?

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In this photo taken Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Philippine Air Force C-130 crew members continue their search and rescue mission over the South China Sea more than four days after a Malaysia Airlines jetliner went missing en route to Beijing. The Armed Forces of the Philippines has called off its search for the missing jetliner after military aircraft and ships failed to find any signs of the vanished Boeing 777 in local waters.  AP PHOTO/PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE WESTERN COMMAND

Making its presence felt and shattering the ever-present joke, the Philippine Air Force on Tuesday showed off its assets to prove that they are not “all air and no force.”

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH Air Force set to receive new aircraft

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Lieutenant General Jeffrey Delgado, Philippine Air Force Commanding General. BONG LOZADA/INQUIRER.net

As the modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines kicks into high gear, its armed wings are set to receive some new muscle.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Air Force to repair Pagasa Island airstrip

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Pag-asa Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea located off the coast of western Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Despite the planned freeze on construction projects on the disputed territories in the South China Sea, one island’s airstrip is set to be repaired, Air Force officials said.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Air Force ready for confrontation – PAF chief

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Lieutenant General Jeffrey Delgado, Philippine Air Force Commanding General. BONG LOZADA/INQUIRER.net

With the continuing tension in the South China Sea, the Philippine Air Force is ready to face the enemy if the need arises.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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