Philippine Air Force (PAF) Tactical Operations Command (TOC) and Philippine Navy (PN) Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) conducted Ayudahan 2017 Joint Field Training Exercise (JFTX) Capability Demonstration recently in Zamboanga City.
The demo exercise included Communications and Electronics, Maritime Surveillance, Maritime Interdiction Operations, Search and Rescue Exercises and Air to Ground Operations.
“They executed various maneuvers and evolution with accuracy and rigor,” NFWM said “These capabilities show more of what the Navy and Air Force can do in the occurrence of situations involving different terrorists and lawless groups in the country.”
Ayudahan 2017 was the 1st interoperability exercise launched by NFWM and TOC which held in different areas of Zamboanga City.
“The primary objective of the exercise is to enhance interoperability, competency and camaraderie of the operating units of NFWM and TOC,” NFWM said. “It also aims to enhance the overall coordination and responsiveness during the conduct of joint maritime operations which involves surveillance and search patrols, and maritime interdiction.”
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