Submitted by AFPAO on Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:59

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) received two (2) units of Security Screening Equipment (SSE) in a simple Turn-over and Acceptance Ceremony held at Bay 1, Francisco Bangoy, International Airport, Davao City on January 18, 2020, with the Office for Transportation Administrator, Undersecretary Raul L Del Rosario, as Guest of Honor.

The equipment was received by MGEN GLICERIO G PERALTA AFP, Chief of Air Staff, PAF; Wing Commander, 520th ABW, BGEN ARTHUR M CORDURA AFP; Wing Commander, 250th Presidential Airlift Wing, BGEN PABLO E RUSTRIA AFP; and, Wing Commander, TOW EastMin, COL DENNIS G ESTRELLA PAF (GSC).

The 126-million peso worth of equipment will be used by the 520th Air Base Wing and Tactical Operations Wing Eastern Mindanao in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City and Davao Air Station, Davao City, respectively. 

The SSEs are vital in the modernization program of the PAF as it will enhance and expedite the processing of military and civilian passengers. 

The continuing partnership and close collaboration between the PAF and OTS-DOTr aim to further strengthen the safety and security of passengers, assets, aircraft, and facilities. 

Courtesy of: Tactical Operations Wing Eastern Mindanao