Incoming chief of staff briefs Legislature on military plans

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-04-26

Incoming Chief of Staff Admiral Lee Hsi-min says he will continue to push for

(CNA file photo)

innovative reforms as Taiwan faces the threat from China.

Lee is slated to take up the position of Chief of Staff on May 1. At the Legislature Wednesday, he spoke about plans for the military.

“We must have innovative thinking and reforms. The military’s headquarters must lead the way so that others can follow. We will build what we need and use our resources to their utmost capacity for national security,” Lee said.

The navy will receive two decommissioned Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates from the United States in early May. Lee said it should take about a year for them to join the military’s fleet:    [FULL  STORY]

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