US M60A3 Patton tanks fire at targets during the annual Han Kuang exercise on Penghu Island. Taiwan wants to build up its defence industry so that it can supply its own weapons. Photo: AP

Taiwan seeks more advanced weapons from US at defence industry conference

  • Island delegation also pushing to integrate Taiwanese companies into American defence industry supply chain
  • Taiwan has budgeted several billion US dollars for arms procurement and to build up military in next two years, deputy minister says
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US M60A3 Patton tanks fire at targets during the annual Han Kuang exercise on Penghu Island. Taiwan wants to build up its defence industry so that it can supply its own weapons. Photo: AP
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