Philippines President Benigno Aquino III on Friday unveiled a plan to acquire more air assets, including patrol aircraft, to boost the capability of the Air Force.
The President said the Armed Forces would purchase eight combat utility helicopters, six close air support aircraft, two-long range patrol aircraft and radar systems.
It's also intendend to buy full motion flight simulator to improve PAF pilots training.
These are on top of the new FA50 from South Korea that will be delivered to the Air Force next year.
In 2005, were retired Phlippines last F-5 freedom fighter. inquirer