Engineering Program with Partner Countries

Dispatch

Program Outline

Period 18 April -16 May, 2018
Location Central Luzon, Philippines
Recipients 35 personnel from the Philippines Armed Forces
Delegation 11 GSDF Members and 1 MOD Official
Cooperating Countries US Armed Forces and Australian Defence Force

 GSDF Engineers participated in the Engineering Program of the USA-PHL Bilateral Exercise 'BALIKATAN 2018' as part of the JMOD's Capacity Building Assistance to the Philippines. This was the first time for the JSDF to participate in this joint program held by the US and the Philippines to improve AFP's engineering capability. The JSDF contributed to the efforts to improve the Philippines' engineering capability through supporting the construction of an elementary school building in Central Luzon.

Photos

Construction of a School Building
Construction of a School Building

Setting by a Mixer Vehicle
Setting by a Mixer Vehicle

Blending Concrete
Blending Concrete

Block Wall Setting
Block Wall Setting

Wall Painting
Wall Painting

Garden beside a school building
Garden beside a school building

Final Inspection of Roof
Final Inspection of Roof

Inside the School Building
Inside the School Building

Ceremony Participants
Ceremony Participants

Memorial Panel on the School Building
Memorial Panel
on the School Building

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