President Rodrigo Duterte said during Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) Campaign Rally at the Kaamulan Festival in Bukidnon on April 14 that Jordan may donate 1 more unit of Bell AH-1 Cobra attack helicopter to the Philippines.
In September 2018, President Duterte visited Jordan and met with King Abdullah II of Jordan. Duterte also witnessed an exhibition of Cobra attack helicopter.
He said Jordan already committed two attack helicopters adding that Jordan may make it three.
However, President Duterte said he does not want to use it against NPA who are fellow Filipinos. He said it is better to look for another enemy.
“Kanang mga helicopter, di nako na gustong gamiton sa mga NPA kay Pilipino ra ta. Masakitan ko mamatay magtan-aw, sundalo o NPA. Pilipino eh. Gusto mo mangita lang ta’g laing kalaban. Ayaw lang kita,” he said.