Taiwan Han Kuang military push test using the P-3C anti-submarine aircraft counterattack mainland
the information Figure: US-made P-3C anti-submarine aircraft
AFP reported on the 16th, Taiwanese officials and the media revealed that the Taiwan military has tested the ability of anti-submarine aircraft and attack helicopters in the day of the “Han Kuang soldiers pushed designed to verify once the mainland to attack and how to use these weapons, which is Taiwan’s first test these two models in the military exercises.
“Han Kuang 28″ computer war game in the 16th, a period of five days. In the first day of the exercise on the use of anti-submarine aircraft and attack helicopters. Taiwan Department of Defense confirmed that exercise on the 16th, but declined to give further details. However, Taiwan’s Liberty Times reported that the Taiwan authorities will use this exercise to assess the military to get these two weapons, the defense capability will have what kind of improvement. Taiwan Central News Agency had also said that the exercise will procured from the U.S. P-3C anti-submarine aircraft into combat power to verify the project. According to the Liberty Times said, next year 6 AH-64D Longbow Apache helicopters and six P-3C anti-submarine aircraft from the United States.
2007, the U.S. agreed to sell Taiwan 12 improved the P-3C “Orion anti-submarine patrol aircraft to replace Taiwan’s aging S-2T anti-submarine aircraft. Was the mainland’s opposition, the U.S. Pentagon informed the U.S. Congress in 2008 to sell Taiwan $ 6.5 billion in military equipment, including advanced interceptor missiles, 30 Apache attack helicopters and submarine-launched missiles. ▲ (Gui-I)