A Taiwan Air Force F-16V takes off during a drill in May. Photo: EPA-EFE A Taiwan Air Force F-16V takes off during a drill in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Taiwan Air Force F-16V takes off during a drill in May. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing warns US of ‘consequences’ after Donald Trump approves US$8 billion sale of fighter jets to Taiwan

  • President says sale of Lockheed Martin F-16Vs will go ahead if ratified by Senate
  • Military experts have said the jets would bolster Taiwan’s ability to counter the threat of air strikes from mainland China

Topic |   Taiwan
A Taiwan Air Force F-16V takes off during a drill in May. Photo: EPA-EFE A Taiwan Air Force F-16V takes off during a drill in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Taiwan Air Force F-16V takes off during a drill in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
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