A Taiwanese technology institute was ‘totally in the dark’ after a sensitive missile component was sent to mainland China for repairs. Photo: AFP
A Taiwanese technology institute was ‘totally in the dark’ after a sensitive missile component was sent to mainland China for repairs. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

Mainland China’s grip on Taiwan’s arsenal revealed by ‘incredible’ security blunder

  • Top Taiwanese military unit ‘totally in the dark’ after missile device sent to mainland for repairs
  • Security lapse shows military supply chain management, oversight must improve, analysts say

A Taiwanese technology institute was ‘totally in the dark’ after a sensitive missile component was sent to mainland China for repairs. Photo: AFP
A Taiwanese technology institute was ‘totally in the dark’ after a sensitive missile component was sent to mainland China for repairs. Photo: AFP

Corrected [3:34pm, 19 Jan, 2023]

  • [3:34pm, 19 Jan, 2023]

    The article was amended on January 19 to include a clarification sent by the owner of Leica

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