After joint sea ops, Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines to launch air patrols

THE Trilateral Air Patrol (TAP) between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines will be launched at the RMAF Subang airbase in the near future as part of initiatives to enhance air and maritime security surveillance in the region.

Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the patrols would also keep an eye on militants, including those from the Islamic State from making the Sulu Sea as an illegal route to intrude into Malaysia.

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