Taiwan is looking to strengthen its missile defences. Photo: Handout Taiwan is looking to strengthen its missile defences. Photo: Handout
Taiwan is looking to strengthen its missile defences. Photo: Handout
Taiwan

Taiwan to boost arms spending with extra cash for missiles and ‘carrier killer’ ships amid growing pressure from mainland China

  • A special budget will see Taipei spending US$8.7bn over the next five years on domestically produced weapons
  • The announcement comes in the face of growing cross-strait tensions as Beijing continues to send war ships and planes close to the island

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Taiwan is looking to strengthen its missile defences. Photo: Handout Taiwan is looking to strengthen its missile defences. Photo: Handout
Taiwan is looking to strengthen its missile defences. Photo: Handout
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