Anti-submarine warfare helicopters top many Asian countries' procurement lists
China's growing submarine fleet worries many countries in the Asia-Pacific region and will lead some to boost their anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities. The Malaysian navy uses six Westland Super Lynx helicopters for ASW but wants to buy rotorcraft with more capability and plans to buy six, a senior Malaysian navy official told Aviation Week on the sidelines of the Imdex Asia naval defense show here last week. The government has included the requirement in the country's ...
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