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Philippines acquires 2 spy planes from US

The United States will provide two Cessna 208 aircraft to aid Philippine troops fighting ISIS-inspired militant groups in Mindanao. MANILA, Philippines — Washington has offered to send two surveillance aircraft to assist the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations against terrorists, the US ambassador said Tuesday. US Ambassador Sung Kim said that two Cessna 208 planes will be turned over to the Philippine government in a couple of weeks. Kim stressed that the US is deeply concerned about the security situation in Marawi City, where government forcesRead More