An F-16V fighter jet takes off from a motorway during an emergency take off and landing drill in Changhua, Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE An F-16V fighter jet takes off from a motorway during an emergency take off and landing drill in Changhua, Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
An F-16V fighter jet takes off from a motorway during an emergency take off and landing drill in Changhua, Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Taiwan’s parliament approves US$8.2bn funding to buy 66 US F-16V warplanes

  • KMT calls for Taipei to strike spares, components and maintenance deals with Washington
  • Budget approval comes as US prepares for vote on Taiwan allies bill

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An F-16V fighter jet takes off from a motorway during an emergency take off and landing drill in Changhua, Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE An F-16V fighter jet takes off from a motorway during an emergency take off and landing drill in Changhua, Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
An F-16V fighter jet takes off from a motorway during an emergency take off and landing drill in Changhua, Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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