The US is set to sell Taiwan 18 heavyweight torpedoes as the self-ruled island looks to upgrade its defence capabilities. Photo: Reuters The US is set to sell Taiwan 18 heavyweight torpedoes as the self-ruled island looks to upgrade its defence capabilities. Photo: Reuters
The US is set to sell Taiwan 18 heavyweight torpedoes as the self-ruled island looks to upgrade its defence capabilities. Photo: Reuters

US to sell US$180 million worth of submarine-launched torpedoes to Taiwan

  • Arms will help island to act as a ‘deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen homeland defence’, US state department says
  • Announcement comes after Tsai Ing-wen vows to bolster Taiwan’s defences amid rising tensions with Beijing

Topic |   Taiwan
The US is set to sell Taiwan 18 heavyweight torpedoes as the self-ruled island looks to upgrade its defence capabilities. Photo: Reuters The US is set to sell Taiwan 18 heavyweight torpedoes as the self-ruled island looks to upgrade its defence capabilities. Photo: Reuters
The US is set to sell Taiwan 18 heavyweight torpedoes as the self-ruled island looks to upgrade its defence capabilities. Photo: Reuters
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