A South Korean destroyer fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile in July 2017. The Harpoons in the proposed sale to Taiwan are intended to be launched from ground-mobile launchers. Photo: South Korean Navy handout via EPA A South Korean destroyer fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile in July 2017. The Harpoons in the proposed sale to Taiwan are intended to be launched from ground-mobile launchers. Photo: South Korean Navy handout via EPA
A South Korean destroyer fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile in July 2017. The Harpoons in the proposed sale to Taiwan are intended to be launched from ground-mobile launchers. Photo: South Korean Navy handout via EPA

Taiwan

US backs US$2.4 billion Harpoon missile sale to Taiwan amid soaring tensions with China

  • Proposed deal to include as many as 100 Harpoon Coastal Defence Systems built by Boeing
  • Move comes after Beijing said it would impose sanctions on Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies over another approved arms sale

Topic |   Taiwan
A South Korean destroyer fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile in July 2017. The Harpoons in the proposed sale to Taiwan are intended to be launched from ground-mobile launchers. Photo: South Korean Navy handout via EPA A South Korean destroyer fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile in July 2017. The Harpoons in the proposed sale to Taiwan are intended to be launched from ground-mobile launchers. Photo: South Korean Navy handout via EPA
A South Korean destroyer fires a Harpoon anti-ship missile in July 2017. The Harpoons in the proposed sale to Taiwan are intended to be launched from ground-mobile launchers. Photo: South Korean Navy handout via EPA
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