U.S., Philippine Airmen increase interoperability during subject matter exchange
A U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft from Yokota Air Base, Japan, and a Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft from Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines, are prepped to support the first bilateral mission of the current iteration of a rotational Air Contingent at Brigadier General Benito N Ebuen Air Base, Philippines, Sept 26, 2016. The Air Contingent is helping build the capacity of the Philippine Air Force and increases joint training, promotes interoperability and provides greater and more transparent air and maritime situational awareness to ensure safety for military and civilian activities in international waters and airspace. Its missions include air and maritime domain awareness, personnel recovery, combating piracy, and assuring access to the air and maritime domains in accordance with international law. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. George Maddon)

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