Author Topic: Annual 'Dagit' exercises to start October 17  (Read 1084 times)

dr demented

  • Global Moderator
  • Boffin
  • *****
  • Posts: 589
    • View Profile
Annual 'Dagit' exercises to start October 17
« on: October 14, 2016, 02:39:50 PM »

Annual 'Dagit' exercises to start October 17

MANILA, Oct. 14 (PNA) --- The annual "Dagit" inter-operability exercises between the Philippine Air Force (PAF) and the Philippine Navy (PN) will formally start on Monday, October 17.

Opening ceremonies will be held at the 15th Strike Wing Gymnasium, Naval Base, Heracleo Alano, Sangley Point, Cavite City.

Exercises with Air Force and Navy units will take place in Ternate, Cavite; Manila Bay and Caballo Island. It will last until October 25.

"DAGIT" exercises, which started in 2007, is designed solely for Philippine major military units and equipment.

Its goal is to improve the major services' joint training, rules of engagement, techniques, tactics, procedures in various situations.

It also aims is to improve existing PAF and PNís operational capabilities in defending territorial airspace and territorial waters. (PNA)