The United States plans to upgrade its arms sales to Taiwan, selling up to 100 sets of the most advanced "Patriot" anti-aircraft missiles, radar and support equipment to Taiwan.
(European News Agency)
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] American media broke the news that the United States plans to upgrade its arms sales to Taiwan, selling as many as 100 sets of the most advanced "Patriot" (Patriot) anti-aircraft missiles, radars and support equipment to Taiwan, with a transaction value of about 882 million US dollars (approximately NT$26.908 billion).
"Bloomberg" obtained a US State Department notice proposing arms sales to Taiwan of up to 100 sets of the most advanced "Patriot" (Patriot) anti-aircraft missiles and radar and support equipment. New Taiwan dollars 85.727 billion) arms sales terms proposed, is regarded as an upgrade of the previous transaction rather than a new transaction, this upgrade will not change the total value of this agreement.
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New State Department proposal calls for up to 100 Lockheed Martin Corp. PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missiles with hit-to-kil technology , MSE), more advanced than the Patriot missiles previously delivered to Taiwan.
The proposal also calls for M903 launcher conversion kits, a missile round trainer and software upgrades to be compatible with the new missiles.
The U.S. State Department’s notice to Congress on the escalation of arms sales to Taiwan is expected to be listed on the Congressional Hansard on Tuesday (December 6) at the earliest local time, and Congress will conduct a 30-day review.