The US Senate still has to approve the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan. Photo: Lockheed MartinThe US Senate still has to approve the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan. Photo: Lockheed Martin
The US Senate still has to approve the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan. Photo: Lockheed Martin

American Viper jets a boost to Taiwan’s defences ‘but no game changer’ with China

  • The improved F-16 has a longer range and new features but it’s still not a challenge to Beijing’s land, sea and air forces, analysts say

Topic |   Taiwan
The US Senate still has to approve the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan. Photo: Lockheed MartinThe US Senate still has to approve the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan. Photo: Lockheed Martin
The US Senate still has to approve the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan. Photo: Lockheed Martin
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