APACHE ATTRACTION:The defense ministry said group tours can be organized, after a public petition to be allowed to see the helicopters like a local celebrity did
Date: Aug 25, 2015
By: Loa Iok-sin / Staff reporter
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday said it would allow people to visit and
see Apache helicopters at the nation’s military bases during open house days or through group applications after a Facebook petition by 270,000 netizens.
“The ministry has always allowed public visits to our military bases on open house days, and during these visits, we also showcase our weaponry,” ministry spokesman Major General David Lo (羅紹和) told a news conference yesterday afternoon.
“There will be a few camp visit events later this year, and we plan to showcase the Apache helicopters to those who might be interested,” he added.
As for people who cannot make it on camp visit days, the ministry would allow visits organized by institutions and groups if they file applications for approval, he said. [FULL STORY]