PHILIPPINE Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: PHILIPPINE Air Force
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Potential C-130 Sale to Philippines

As part of an effortto expanddefense cooperation with the United States and modernize its militaryforces, the Philippine armed forces has asked to acquire two surplus C-130Ttransports under a foreign military sale, announced the Pentagon. The Defense ... [Published Air Force Association - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Aerial view of Philippine Arena

An aerial view of the Philippine Arena taken from a Philippine Air Force helicopter on Friday shows the stadium, said to be the largest domed arena in the world, towering over other structures in Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue, Bulacan, where the Iglesia ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

PHL to get 2 refurbished C-130s from US, says AFP chief Catapang

Newly installed Armed Forces chief of staff Lt. Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. said the United States will give the Philippines two secondhand C-130 Hercules Lockheed planes. In an interview with reporters, Catapang said the planes are expected to be ... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Valte: Coup rumors are just that – rumors

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - Malacañang said on Friday that it has not received reports of possible coup attempts, even as it urged the public to leave the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) out of politics."We have not heard ... [Published Interaksyon - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

US to give PAF two planes, Lockheed interested to turn PAF C-130s into maritime patrols

One week old Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff disclosed United Stated will be giving the Philippine Air Force two Lockheed C-130 “Hercules” planes.“I just talked to our US counterparts, they told us they are making available another two ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

US to give two C-130s to AFP

MANILA: The United States will give two Lockheed C-130 “Hercules” planes to the Philippines, newly appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Lt-General Gregorio Pio Catapang has said.In a state report, Catapang disclosed the impending ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

PAF gets biggest chunk of revised modernization fund

9:50 amRealizing the value of a credible military air service, the Department of National Defense (DND) announced that P43.3 billion out of the P85.3 billion Revised AFP Modernization Fund was allocated to Philippine Air Force (PAF).The fund is spread ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

2,000 jins join Smart Nat’l Championships

Share this:The Philippine Taekwondo Association stages its biggest annual event – the Smart National Championships – on July 26-27 at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Around 2,000 athletes, including members of the Philippine team, are expected to see action ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

FA-50 Fighter Jets: The Philippines Strengthens Its Defense

[ Life ]On Tuesday, Philippine’s President Benigno Aquino III announced that two FA-50 fighter jets will be delivered to the Philippines from a manufacturer in South Korea. The announcement was made at the Philippine Air Force’s 67 th anniversary with ... [Published WebProNews - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Aquino promises continued air force upgrade

byPosted on 07/02/2014 9:16 AM  | Updated 07/02/2014 9:53 AMMalacañang Photo BureauPresident Benigno Aquino III vowed to continue modernizing the Philippine Air Force (PAF) in his remaining two years in office. ... [Published Rappler - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

PAF show

Philippine Air Force planes dive during a demonstration in Clark Air Base, Pampanga on Tuesday as one of the events to mark PAF’s 67th anniversary. MALACAÑANG PHOTO ... [Published Manila Times - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 5 reports

Aquino vows air force modernization to defend PH territories

On the 67th anniversary of the Philippine Air Force, the President promises to return it to the prestige it enjoyed during World War II before corruption halted its progressAIR FORCE MODERNIZATION. President Benigno Aquino III says modernization will ... [Published Rappler - Jul 01 2014]

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"It was an unforgiving, difficult airplane to fly," Woodhull said. "At the same time I would have to say it was one of the most exhilarating and satisfying flying experiences that any pilot can have, because you are completely on your own at extreme altitude."
"We are getting closer to our desired state in terms of capability and readiness with our recent acquisitions, and those we are expecting to be delivered in the next few months" said Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said in a statement
"It has been a hot topic around. If you are to be asked by your family or friends, defend the DAP because it has helped us" Catapang told an audience gathered during his visit at the Philippine Air Force headquarters at Villamor Air Base

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Potential C-130 Sale to Philippines [Published Air Force Association - 11 hours ago]
U-2 Pilot Recounts Time In Top-Secret Plane – B... [Published Transylvania Times - 14 hours ago]
State of PH Navy modernization: ‘Golden days wi... [Published Rappler - Jul 28 2014]
Aerial view of Philippine Arena [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 25 2014]
Government of the Philippines $ C-130T Aircraft [Published ASD News - Jul 25 2014]
Valte: Coup rumors are just that – rumors [Published Interaksyon - Jul 25 2014]
AFP chief Catapang tells of cheating death on ‘... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 24 2014]
CCCI’s bloodletting collects 400 bags [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 24 2014]
AFP chief urges soldiers to defend DAP to famil... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 24 2014]
PHL to get 2 refurbished C-130s from US, says A... [Published GMA News Online - Jul 24 2014]
No threat of coup, new AFP chief Catapang assures [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 24 2014]
US to give PAF two planes, Lockheed interested ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 24 2014]
US to give two C-130s to AFP [Published Qatar Peninsula - Jul 24 2014]
US to give C-130 planes to Philippines [Published Philippine Star - Jul 23 2014]
PAF gets biggest chunk of revised modernization... [Published Manila Times - Jul 23 2014]
CLARK AIN’T ITIt’s been Sangley all along [Published Punto! Central Luzon - Jul 22 2014]
2,000 jins join Smart Nat’l Championships [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 22 2014]
State flying school eyes transfer to north Cebu... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 22 2014]
'PH close to attaining minimum defense posture' [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 21 2014]
#GlendaPH leaves almost 100 dead, P7.4B in damage [Published Rappler - Jul 21 2014]
ILLEGAL DRUGS ENTER PORT OF DUMANGAS [Published Panay News - Jul 20 2014]
Ex-RAM member is next Armed Forces chief [Published GMA News Online - Jul 17 2014]
79IB to leave Negros Oriental for training in N... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 17 2014]
Catapang named AFP chief [Published Philippine Star - Jul 16 2014]
Magat water level lowest in three years [Published Manila Times - Jul 16 2014]
#GlendaPH: 9 dead, thousands without power [Published Rappler - Jul 16 2014]
AFP chief bids farewell to troops, shuns parades [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 15 2014]
Aquino’s orders: ‘Minimize casualties, hardships’ [Published Rappler - Jul 15 2014]
Central Luzon braces for ‘Glenda’ [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 15 2014]
OCD-8 warns residents living in low-lying, coas... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Jul 15 2014]
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US to give PAF two planes, Lockheed interested ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 24 2014]
One week old Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff disclosed United Stated will be giving the Philippine Air Force two Lockheed C-130 “Hercules” planes.“I just talked to our US counterparts, they told us they are making available another two ...
Southeast Asian jihadist leader and bomb expert... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Jul 06 2014]
Zulkifli bin Hir, a jihadist commander and bomb expert who has worked with three jihadist groups in Southeast Asia and was reported killed by the Philippine military in 2012, is alive and thought to be operating in the southern Philippines. The deputy ...
Southeast Asian jihadist leader and bomb expert... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 06 2014]
Zulkifli bin Hir, a jihadist commander and bomb expert who has worked with three jihadist groups in Southeast Asia and was reported killed by the Philippine military in 2012, is alive and thought to be operating in the southern Philippines. The deputy ...
Southeast Asian jihadist leader and bomb expert... [Published The Long War Journal - Jul 06 2014]
Zulkifli bin Hir, a jihadist commander and bomb expert who has worked with three jihadist groups in Southeast Asia and was reported killed by the Philippine military in 2012, is alive and thought to be operating in the southern Philippines. The deputy ...
Philippines: Phl Air Force chief highlights res... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 02 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Marie Joy L. Simpao CLARK AIR BASE, Pampanga, July 2 (PIA) -- Philippine Air Force (PAF) Commanding General Lieutenant General Jeffrey Delgado highlighted Tuesday its significant accomplishments ...
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