Japanese media said that the Philippines intends to buy second-hand F16 fighter planes to strengthen the U.S. military the South China Sea
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Global Network reporter Wang Huan reported Japan’s Kyodo news December 22, Philippine Foreign Affairs 21, said Del Rosario, the Philippine Air Force plans to purchase of a dozen second-hand F-16 fighter aircraft.
Del Rosario said the Philippine Air Force equipment, poor, the introduction of F-16 will be invested in “the South China Sea Defense.”
Del Rosario said this is to enhance the “territorial defense force” part of the plan. Philippines to promote the old modernization of military equipment, the Philippines to the United States will purchase helicopters, patrol aircraft. Philippine President Corazon Aquino plans to visit the occasion of the first half of 2012, U.S. President Olusegun Ma Dacheng final agreement.share: