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S. Korea building hangar for Apache helicopters

06-13-2011 18:32 BJT

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The South Korean Yonhap News Agency, says the country is building a hangar for future imported Apache helicopters. South Korea plans to import 36 Apache helicopters from the US, as part of a military cooperation plan.

Experts say the four blade,twin-engine attack helicopter could be ten times more powerful than the Cobras that are currently in South Korea's fleet.

The under-construction hangar is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. It is located in Baeng-nyeong Island at the western waters of the Korean Peninsula. It's close to the "Northern Limit Line", which is unilaterally drawn by South Korea.

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Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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