The Philippine Air Force (PAF)’s FA-50PH also known as Fighting Eagle participated in the recently concluded Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Joint Exercise (AJEX) 03-19 “Dagat, Langit at Lupa” (DAGIT-PA) from September 16 to 27.
Activities for the said AJEX DAGIT-PA were held in Palawan, Zambales, Nueva Ecija, and Tarlac with three major events Command Post Exercise (CPX); Field Training Exercise (FTX); and Cyber Defense Exercise (CYDEX).
According to PAF, FA-50PH, S-211 of the 5th Fighter Wing at the Combined Arms Live Exercise (CALFEX); SF-260TP and MG-520MD of the 15th Strike Wing and UH-1H/D of 205th Tactical Helicopter Wing during the Field Training Exercise; and, Huey II and S-76A Air Ambulance of 505th Search and Rescue Group were flown during Deck Landing, Air Evacuation and Vertical Insertion Exercises.
C-208B and N-22 were also utilized during Joint ISR Operations.
“Combat Air Controllers and Counter-Terrorist Units from 710th Special Operations Wing also participated during the conduct the said exercises,” PAF added.
It noted that personnel from 950th CEISG participated at the Cyber Defense Exercise held at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.