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Taiwan to get US anti-sub aircraft in 2015: report

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Taiwan is on track to take delivery of 12 anti-submarine aircraft from the United States by mid-2015, a report said Wednesday, as it seeks to beef up its naval defences against China. 

This undated US Navy photo, obtained April 6, 2002, shows a P-3 "Orion" flying over Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Jacvksonville, Florida. Taiwan is on track to take delivery of 12 anti-submarine aircraft from the United States by mid-2015, a report said Wednesday, as it seeks to beef up its naval defences against China.

Navy Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Hsu Pei-shan spelt out the timeframe when asked by a lawmaker about a possible delay in the delivery of the aircraft, the state Central News Agency reported.

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