C-23 Coming To Coast Guard Fleet

6 September 2016

The Philippine Coast Guard is set to receive four (4) Shorts C-23 Sherpa transport plane from the United States as part of the US Excess Defense Articles program as the US Army retires the aircraft from their inventory.

The first two C-23 Sherpa transport aircraft is set to arrive in December and will be deployed for maritime surveillance and patrol missions complementing its existing Nomad Islander planes.

1 comment:

  1. Not exciting...old cargo planes for maritime patrols? More C-130H would have been better