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Philippine Air Force
100px-PAF Seal
Seal of the Philippine Air Force
Leadership
Commander-in-Chief Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino
Commander of the Philippine Air Force Lt. Gen Oscar Rabena

The newly formed Philippine Air Force started on July 30, 2010, under the Republic Act 6782 or the Strategic Defense Act of the Philippines. It's formed by 1500 Personnel, including 500 Officers.

C130

Tech. Sgt Jose Matullano and Airman 1st Class Rogelio Quigaman guides a PAF C-130 to its ramp in Zamboanga International Airport

F-35A

A PAF F-35A takes off from Clark Air Force Base in Pampanga.

The Air Force Inventory[]

6 Lockheed C-130J Hercules (420th Strategic Airlift Wing, Benito-Ebuen Airbase, Cebu)

39 Huey Type helicopters (56th Air Cavalry, Villamor Airbase, Manila)

1 UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters (4th Rescue Wing,

Primary Purpose[]

The primary purpose of the Philippine Air Force is to provide homeland security, as well as cyberspace protection of its own cyber infrastructure during peacetime, and aggressive response to threats during times of war.

See also[]

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