The Taiwanese military tests a US-made surface-to-air missile from a destroyer last September. The island wants to phase out its ageing Hawk missile systems. Photo: EPA

Taiwan to spend HK$19 billion on home-made missile defence against Beijing

Purchase of locally made weapons is 'biggest procurement of its kind' in recent years, lawmaker says

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The Taiwanese military tests a US-made surface-to-air missile from a destroyer last September. The island wants to phase out its ageing Hawk missile systems. Photo: EPA
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