Taiwan’s Navy plans to upgrade S-70C anti-submarine helicopters

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/01
By: Elaine Hou

Taipei, Aug. 1 (CNA) Taiwan’s Navy is planning to upgrade its fleet of S-70C anti-submarine

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

helicopters in an effort to maintain the country’s self-defense capabilities, a military source confirmed Saturday.

“The Navy has a plan to upgrade its 18 S-70Cs, but is still working out the details of the program,” the military official told CNA.

The official’s remarks confirmed a report in Saturday’s edition of the Liberty Times, a local Chinese-language newspaper.

Citing an unnamed military official, the report said the military has decided to spend about NT$800 million (US$25.27 million) on upgrading the Navy’s S-70Cs.      [FULL  STORY]

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