|Philippines deploy three AS-211 trainer jets for South China Sea patrols.|
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has deployed three SIAI‐Marchetti S.211 trainer/light attack aircraft to increase maritime patrols in the West Philippine Sea.
The aircraft are operating under PAF’s Tactical Operations Wing (TOW) West at Antonio Bautista AFB, located at Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
"Air assets, that will be based at Tactical Operations Wing West, Antonio Bautista Air Base, will enhance the operational tempo of WESCOM in securing the territorial integrity of the country in the West Philippine Sea as well as the Malampaya Deep Water Gas to Power Project," the PAF’s Tactical Operations Wing West said.
Written by Matteo Sanzani
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