Taiwan—Heavyweight Torpedoes Sought From U.S.

U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency | 05/21/2020

The U.S. State Dept. has approved the possible sale of heavyweight torpedoes to Taiwan, reports the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The proposed US$180 million deal covers 18 Mk 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology heavyweight torpedoes and associated equipment and support. The torpedoes would be supplied from the U.S. Navy's existing stocks, the agency said on Wednesday. The potential sale would support U.S. interests by enhancing Taiwan's deterrent and defensive capabilities,...

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