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Inaugurated Second Phase of the Aerial Platform of the Armys Aviation in Neiva

The N 5 Mobile Battalion and Air Maneuver, counts with a new landing strip, 10 parking spots and an heliport.
This platform aims to strengthen the BMMA5s efforts, whose main mission is to support the operations in the jurisdiction of the Fifth Division Huila, Tolima, Cundinamarca, Risaralda, Quindío and Caldas. Offering better mobility and maneuver to the military units, and specially, to the civilian population.

In this Unit operated helicopters UH-60 BLACK HAWK, mi-17, Huey II and UH1N, aircrafts employed for the transportation of humanitarian help, natural disasters quick response, medical evacuations as well as diverse aviation missions.

The ceremony was hosted by Major General Jorge erez, Fifth Armys Division Commander, Huilas Governor, doctor Carlos Julio Gonzalez Villa, doctor Rodrigo Lara Sánchez, Neivas Mayor and the Lieutenant Colonel Yusi Cruz, N 5Movility Batallion and N 5 Aviation Maneuver Commander.