Delivery of Taipei’s first batch of US 155mm M109A6 medium self-propelled howitzer artillery systems has been delayed. Photo: US Army
Delivery of Taipei’s first batch of US 155mm M109A6 medium self-propelled howitzer artillery systems has been delayed. Photo: US Army
Defence

Taiwan howitzers delayed, ‘crowded out’ of US production lines

  • First batch of 40 mid-range artillery systems due this year will not arrive at the island until 2026, defence ministry reveals
  • Local reports lay blame on war in Ukraine for delayed delivery of first weapons approved for sale to the island by Joe Biden administration

Delivery of Taipei’s first batch of US 155mm M109A6 medium self-propelled howitzer artillery systems has been delayed. Photo: US Army
Delivery of Taipei’s first batch of US 155mm M109A6 medium self-propelled howitzer artillery systems has been delayed. Photo: US Army
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