Missing MH370: Malaysia requests undersea surveillance equipment from Pentagon


WASHINGTON (Reuters): The Pentagon is weighing a request from Malaysia for sonar equipment to bolster the so-far frustrated search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, as concerns grow that any debris may have sunk to the bottom of the sea.

Malaysia's Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein asked for undersea surveillance equipment in a phone call with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, as the Pentagon tallied USD2.5mil (RM8.2mil) in costs so far in the nearly two-week-old search.

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