01 Maret 2016
PAF C-130 Hercules (photo : Steve Brimley)
One of PAF's C-130 aircraft up for hydraulic system maintenance
The national government, through the Department of National Defense, has allocated the sum of Php8,260,480 for the acquisition of spare parts needed for the maintenance of the hydraulic system of one of the Philippine Air Force's three Lockheed C-130 "Hercules" cargo aircraft.
The hydraulic system is vital for the efficiency and safe operation of the aircraft.
Bid opening is scheduled for March 10 at 9 a.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.
Prospective bidders should have an experience in similar project within the last five years.
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