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Cope Thunder-Philippines umarangkada sa Pampanga

MANILA, Philippines- Sinimulan ng jet fighter units mula sa Pilipinas at United States nitong Lunes ang Cope Thunder-Philippines (CT PH 24-1) para sa taong ito sa Basa Air Base, Floridablanca, Pampanga.

“This bilateral military exercise, taking place in the Northern Luzon Intensive Military Training Area, Basa Air Base, and Brigadier General Benito N. Ebuen Air Base until April 19, involves approximately 700 airmen from various PAF (Philippine Air Force) Units and USAF (United States Air Force),” pahayag ni Air Force spokesperson Col. Ma. Consuelo Castillo.

Gagamitin ang PAF FA-50PH fighter jets, at ang USAF F-16s at C-130J aircraft sa pagsasanay, dagdag niya.

Ani Castillo, tututukan ng CT PH 24-1 ang subject matter expert exchanges at field exercises sa air and ground operations, maging logistics at iba oang mission support planning and execution.

Bahagi ang pagsasanay ng Mutual Defense Board at Security Engagement Board activities para sa taong ito.

Nakatakdang ulitin ang Cope Thunder-PH sa Hunyo.

Samantala, sinabi ni Air Defense Command chief Maj. Gen. Fabian Pedregosa na binibigyang-diin ng pagsasanay ang “unwavering commitment of the PAF and its international allies to enhancing interoperability, strengthening deterrence and defense capabilities, promoting regional security and stability, and bolstering diplomatic ties.” RNT/SA