WOW! Philippine Coast Guard Getting 7 New Helicopters!



The National Economic and Development Authority Investment Coordination Committee (ICC)-Cabinet Committee approved the acquisition of seven maritime disaster response helicopters for Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

The approval was made during ICC-Cabinet Committee’s meeting last Friday. ICC-Cabine Committee is being chaired by Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez III, co-chaired by NEDA Director-General Ernesto Pernia.

The Department of Finance (DOF) said the ICC-Cabinet Committee approved the procurement of seven maritime disaster response helicopters to strengthen and expand the Philippine Coast Guard’s capability to respond to maritime incidents during natural calamities.

DOF said the procurement worth PHP5.887 billion will include training of pilots and technical crew; purchase of mission equipment, maintenance tools and spare parts; construction of hangars; and project management.

This project proposal will no go to NEDA Board chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte for final approval before implementation.

One thought on “WOW! Philippine Coast Guard Getting 7 New Helicopters!”

  1. It's really good but he needs to get get the better one just like the American count guard helicopter because they have almost everything they need to have to help the survivors.i understand because of the price and the budget but you rather gonna get the better one than it's not gonna take a long life and the durability of the machine.

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