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U.S. NAVY PATROL SQUADRON STRENGTHENS PARTNERSHIP IN THE PHILIPPINES.

Patrol Squadron 45 Pelicans hosted members of Philippine Air Force and Navy aboard U.S. Navy P-8A

 

 The Pelicans of Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 hosted members of the Philippine air force and navy aboard a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon for a familiarization flight to increase understanding and showcase the capabilities of the Navy‘s newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft during a detachment to Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, last Feb. 17. The flight was a bilateral patrol mission in airspace off of Luzon Island and allowed the U.S. Navy air crew to demonstrate the P-8A‘s capabilities in both the littoral and open ocean environment and the flight characteristics of the P-8A in both high altitude […]