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RAAF: Air Force Assists Philippines

RAAF C-17A Globemaster and C-130J Hercules are providing a critical air link to the Philippines following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.

The C-17A Globemaster and C-130J Hercules transported 22 tonnes of equipment, a RAAF mobile air load team, an aircraft security operations team, aeromedical evacuation specialists, and an Australian Government medical assistance team to the Philippines.

The C-130J Hercules is providing a critical air link for supplies and equipment between Cebu and Tacloban.

The C-17A Globemaster and C-130J Hercules provide a versatile and important capability when responding to disasters in our region.

Imagery is available at: http://images.defence.gov.au/S20132073

More information is be available at: http://www.defence.gov.au/Operations/philippinesassist/home.asp

Philippines

Photo: RAAF

Source / Author: RAAF

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat