US sends Pave Hawk helicopters to PHL

The United States Air Force has sent HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters to various military installations throughout the Philippines for subject matter expert exchanges with the Philippine Air Force (PAF) from April 23 to May 4.

“The exchange is the sixth iteration of the US-Philippine Air Contingent established by US Pacific Command and executed by Headquarters Pacific Air Forces,” the US Air Force said.

“The first US-Philippine Air Contingent occurred in April of 2016,” it added.

American airmen will participate in exchanges that will cover command and control tactics and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief responses.

Philippine military installations include Clark Air Base and Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base, Philippines.