Some of the missiles sold to Taiwan can hit targets 300km away. Photo: EPA Some of the missiles sold to Taiwan can hit targets 300km away. Photo: EPA
Some of the missiles sold to Taiwan can hit targets 300km away. Photo: EPA

Taiwan

Taiwan’s new US arms can reach mainland China: ‘a first but just a deterrent’

  • US$1.8 billion package includes first meaningful offensive systems sold to Taiwan since US switched diplomatic allegiance to Beijing in 1979, observer says
  • But the island is still seen as being on the defensive against the threat from the mainland’s military

Topic |   Taiwan
Some of the missiles sold to Taiwan can hit targets 300km away. Photo: EPA Some of the missiles sold to Taiwan can hit targets 300km away. Photo: EPA
Some of the missiles sold to Taiwan can hit targets 300km away. Photo: EPA
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