2 FA-50PH jets escort C-295 aircraft during patrol in Philippine Rise


The members of National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) participated in a patrol operation to Philippine Rise on June 12.

“Members of the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea joined in the solidarity maritime patrol operation onboard a C-295 flying over the Philippine Rise and escorted by two FA-50 jet planes of the Philippine Air Force,” the Presidential Communications Office said.


“NTF-WPS Chairperson and National Security Adviser Secretary Hermogenes Esperon Jr., personally graced the aerial patrol operation on the occasion of the Philippine Rise Commemoration and the 123rd Independence Day,” it added.