Two of Taiwan’s submarines are seen at a naval base in Greater Kaohsiung. Washington has approved a licence for US arms contractors to sell submarine parts and technologies to Taiwan so it can develop an ungraded fleet. Photo: Kyodo

US approved sale of submarine parts to Taiwan to make money, not arm island, analysts say 

Even with green light from Washington, Taipei still has a long way to go before it will be able to develop new fleet, according to observers

Topic |   US-China relations

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Two of Taiwan’s submarines are seen at a naval base in Greater Kaohsiung. Washington has approved a licence for US arms contractors to sell submarine parts and technologies to Taiwan so it can develop an ungraded fleet. Photo: Kyodo
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