MANILA – Tanod Baybayin ng Pilipinas or Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Confirm that it is talking with Their United States Counterparts for two US Army C-23 Sherpa Plane to be transferred from the Excess Defense Articles
PCG Cmdr. Armand Balilo said an inspection team will be travelling to United States next week to check the c-23 Plane. The Units of C-23 Sherpa aircraft are being eyed to augment existing Islander planes for maritime patrol missions.
Aside from Islander plane the Philippine Coast Guard Also used b0-105 Helicopter for its Search and Rescue Operation
Earlier Reports That the US will also donate units of Sherpa C-23B to Estonia, Djibouti and Philippines as Excess Defense Articles
United States Forces used C-23 Aircraft to transport cargoes and small military units in Middle East . It can take off with a load of approximately 5,400 kilograms.