Taiwanese soldiers fire self-propelled howitzers during military exercises in Hsinchu in September 2015. Photo: AP
Taiwanese soldiers fire self-propelled howitzers during military exercises in Hsinchu in September 2015. Photo: AP
Taiwan

Biden administration approves its first arms sale to Taiwan

  • The potential US$750 million deal includes 40 new M109 self-propelled howitzers and almost 1,700 kits to convert projectiles into more precise GPS-guided munitions
  • The proposed sale would improve Taiwan’s capability to blunt a Chinese land invasion

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwanese soldiers fire self-propelled howitzers during military exercises in Hsinchu in September 2015. Photo: AP
Taiwanese soldiers fire self-propelled howitzers during military exercises in Hsinchu in September 2015. Photo: AP
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