Jordan transferring 2 Cobra attack helicopters to PHL in July 2019

Security & Defense

The two used Bell Cobra attack helicopters pledged by the government of Jordan for Philippine Air Force (PAF) are now expected to be transferred in July 2019.

This is among the topic discussed by King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and President Rodrigo Duterte during their meeting in Amman, Special Assistant to the President Bong Go said in message to members of Philippine media covering President Duterte’s trip to Jordan.

Go said PAF pilots will undergo first training in Jordan prior to the transfer.


The donation will include arms like mortars, rifles and rocket-propelled grenades.

Sources: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/09/06/1849249/jordan-provide-philippines-cobra-attack-choppers; http://globalnation.inquirer.net/169698/jordan-donates-2-cobra-attack-choppers-to-ph; https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/09/06/jordan-to-donate-2-cobra-helicopters-to-ph/