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Construction of Air Force base in Palawan to start in 2019

Construction of Air Force base in Palawan to start in 2019

The proposed Philippine Air Force (PAF) base in Balabac, southern Palawan, is expected to begin construction in the first quarter of 2019, a local government official said here Thursday afternoon. Atty. Teodoro Jose Matta, legal officer of the Palawan provincial government, said in an “Air Power Forum” that the groundwork for the new 300-hectare air...

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DND likely to acquire Swedish-made fighter jets

DND likely to acquire Swedish-made fighter jets

After a thorough study and research, the Department of National Defense (DND) is most likely to buy the Swedish-made Gripenmulti-role supersonic jet fighter for the Philippine Air Force (PAF). Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana made this disclosure in an exclusive interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on the sidelines of the book launching of former...

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PH deploys relief goods to Indonesia

PH deploys relief goods to Indonesia

The Philippine government on Wednesday deployed a Lockheed C-130 “Hercules” cargo aircraft full of relief goods and other materials to earthquake and tsunami-ravaged Indonesia. Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who was present during the send-off ceremonies at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City, said the C-130 mission is in response to the request...

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PAF wins the 1st AFP Cyber Exercise

PAF wins the 1st AFP Cyber Exercise

The Philippine Air Force emerged as the overall champion during the 1st AFP Cyber Exercise dubbed as “Intercept Foxtrot” held on September 25-27, 2018 hosted by the PAF through the initiative of the Office of the Assistant Chief of Air Staff for Communications, OA-6 and the 950th Communication Electronics Information Systems Group at Colonel Jesus...