Philippines Converts Hercules For Maritime Patrol

Credit: C-130: USAF
KUALA LUMPUR—A Philippine Air Force Hercules C-130T airlifter has been converted into a maritime patroller with two surveillance kits donated by the U.S. With its own maritime patroller program in abeyance, the delivery of the kits will give the air force a much-needed boost in its intelligence...
Marhalim Abas

Marhalim Abas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, covers Southeast Asian defense. He has worked as a journalist specializing in Southeast Asia defense and security since 1994, initially with the New Straits Times newspaper.

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