Japanese Media: The United States declared Taiwan to upgrade P-3C may stimulate China
data for: active duty U.S. Navy anti-submarine P-3C maritime patrol fleet
Global Times freelance writer in Taipei reported the first week: Taiwan,” Central News Agency, “14, quoted in Japan,” Kyodo Society ” reported that 13 U.S. Department of Defense announced that the requirements for the Taiwan P-3C anti-submarine patrol aircraft upgrade, which has been with the major U.S. aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin ? signed.
reported that the terms of the contract is scheduled to buy Taiwan’s 12 P-3C upgrade, install the latest electronic equipment, $ 665 million contract to upgrade P-3C after the scheduled 2012 to 2015 deployment in Taiwan.
reported that only a few days ago, an American ship in the South China Sea activities observed by a Chinese vessel “interference” incident, the U.S. promised to Taiwan P-3C anti-submarine aircraft modified to upgrade the move is likely to provoke the Chinese.
report also mentioned, P-3C is the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force activities for the best air alert aircraft.