August 19 2010
The president of Taiwan has again asked the United States for advanced F-16 fighters. The request followed the latest Pentagon report on the growing Chinese military, RTT News reports.
President Ma Ying-jeou urged a visiting U.S. congressional delegation to "cautiously consider selling F-16C/Ds to Taiwan as the balance of cross-Strait military power is tipping in China's favor."
In February, Taipei requested 66 F-16C/Ds from the U.S. to replace outdated warplanes. That...
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