President Tsai Ing-wen said a new centre for maintaining and servicing F-16 jets will shorten maintenance time for Taiwan’s aircraft and increase their reliability. Photo: APPresident Tsai Ing-wen said a new centre for maintaining and servicing F-16 jets will shorten maintenance time for Taiwan’s aircraft and increase their reliability. Photo: AP
President Tsai Ing-wen said a new centre for maintaining and servicing F-16 jets will shorten maintenance time for Taiwan’s aircraft and increase their reliability. Photo: AP

New F-16 fighter jet maintenance centre gives Taiwan an edge in defence and striking ability: President Tsai

  • Collaboration between Taiwan’s Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation and Lockheed Martin is expected to draw ire from Beijing
  • As first Indo-Pacific F-16 service centre, Taiwan’s new facility is expected to one day service fleets from other Asian nations

Topic |   Taiwan
President Tsai Ing-wen said a new centre for maintaining and servicing F-16 jets will shorten maintenance time for Taiwan’s aircraft and increase their reliability. Photo: APPresident Tsai Ing-wen said a new centre for maintaining and servicing F-16 jets will shorten maintenance time for Taiwan’s aircraft and increase their reliability. Photo: AP
President Tsai Ing-wen said a new centre for maintaining and servicing F-16 jets will shorten maintenance time for Taiwan’s aircraft and increase their reliability. Photo: AP
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