Friday, October 14, 2016

Annual 'Dagit' exercises to start October 17

From the Philippine Information Agency (Oct 14): Annual 'Dagit' exercises to start October 17

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 PN’s operational capabilities in defending territorial airspace and territorial waters.

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