Three contenders vie to beMalaysia's next ASW helicopter
Malaysia's navy is generally lastâ€”behind the army and the air forceâ€”when it comes to securing budget approval for new aircraft, but the government may be end up giving the navy priority over the other armed services, because anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability is becoming critical. The deputy chief of the navy, Vice Adm. Mohammed Noordin bin Ali, says ASW has increased in importance because there are now many more submarines in Asia. He says the navy needs to boost its capability by ...
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