Air Force, National Police show joint Air to Ground Operations

The country’s Air Force and Police conducted an interoperability demonstration today, October 13 during the culmination event of the almost two-month Philippine Air Force (PAF) – Philippine National Police (PNP) Air to Ground Operations Seminar (AGOS). The demonstration was conducted at Transformation Oval Grounds, Camp Crame, Quezon City where the closing ceremony for AGOS was also held.

Air Force commanding general Lieutenant General Jeffrey F. Delgado and National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez were present as guest of honors.

The Air to Ground Operations interoperability demo was done using one MG-520 gunship simulating a close air support and two UH-1H helicopters performing troop insertion and casualty evacuation of the SAF troopers as part of the scenario, the Air Force said.

“1,166 PNP Special Action Force (SAF) and Regional Public safety Battalion (RPSB) troopers from different parts of the country graduated and received their AGOS Badge,” the Air Force said.