Phl to conduct air patrols in Benham
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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will use its newly acquired TC-90 aircraft from Japan to patrol West Philippine Sea and Benham Rise where incidents of China’s incursion were recorded. The Philippine Navy officially received the first two of five TC-90 patrol planes from the government of Japan yesterday. Japan has agreed to lease five patrol planes to the Philippines at minimal cost. The delivery of the other three planes is expected in 2018.
Punongbayan, M. (2017, March 28). Phl to conduct air patrols in Benham. The Philippine Star, pp. 1, 12.
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- The Philippine Star