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The Philippine Air Force is about to receive two FA-50 fighter planes from South Korea next month.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced it during the celebration of the Department of National Defense’s 77th anniversary.
He said it part of the Armed Forces Modernization Program and there are eight more planes coming in the following months.
“Dalawa pang FA-50 ang tatanggapin ng PAF sa unang araw ng Disyembre,” Lorenzana said.
“Pagkatapos nito, apat na ang ating eroplanong pandigma. Meron pang walong matatanggap sa mga darating na buwan,” Lorenzada added.
According to the report, an advisory from the PAF said the second batch of FA-50PH F/SA/LIFTA with tail #003 and #004 from Korea will be ferried in the country by the pilots from Korean Aerospace Industries, Ltd (KAI) with an arrival ceremony.