PRO8 Turns-over 597 units of ISO Equipment

PRO8 Turns-over 597 units of ISO Equipment


Camp Ruperto K Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – The Police Regional Office (PRO) 8 through the flagship of POLICE BRIGADIER GENERAL BERNABE MENDOZA BALBA, Regional Director, turned-over 597 units of Internal Security Operations (ISO) equipment to different units of this PRO held at PRO8 Grandstand spearheaded by PCOL ARNEL J APUD, Chief, Regional Logistics and Research Development Division (RLRDD) on June 1, 2020.

The 597 units consist of 372 units 5.56mm Basic Assault Rifle (BAR) “Galil Ace22N” with accessories; 141 units 5.56mm BAR “K2C1” with accessories; 50 units 9mm “Taurus” Striker Fired with accessories; 20 units “NEGEV 7” Light Machine Gun (LMG) with Retractable Butt Assembly and accessories; 12 units K3 5.56 Light Machine Gun (LMG) with accessories and 2 units 9mm “Canik” Striker Fired with accessories were turned-over to different Police Provincial Offices (PPOs), City Police Offices (CPOs), Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RMFB) and all Provincial and City Mobile Forces.

Moreover, 20,020 rounds cartridge 5.56 mm ball; 20,000 rounds cartridge 7.62mm ball; 3,627 Magazine 30 rounder for AR15/M16 5.56mm; 2,600 rounds cartridge 9mm ball; 863 ballistic eye wear; 208 Magazine for 9mm Pistol and 128 magazine box/pouch were also turned-over to the said recipient units.

“We are very grateful to our President for giving priorities to our men in uniform. Maswerte tayo dahil meron tayong ganitong kagamitan. Indeed, it will boost the morale of our personnel to fight our battle against the CPP/NPA,” RD Balba said.

Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following numbers and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).