Made-in-Taiwan rifle parts selling rapidly in US: report

The China Post
Date: April 11, 2017
By: Joseph Yeh

Around 1,000 rifles built with Taiwanese-made T91 assault rifle upper receivers sold out

In this file photo, an instructor helps a high-school student during shooting practice with the T-91 assault rifle in Greater Taoyuan. (Image captured from the internet )

fast after being released to the U.S. market, local media reported on Monday.

Defense Ministry’s Armaments Bureau has signed a contract with U.S. arms importer Wolf Performance Ammunition last year for Taiwanese-made T91 upper receivers, or “uppers,” and other parts for the assault rifle to be sold in the U.S, the Chinese-language United Evening News said.

The Type 91 is the standard-issue service rifle of the R.O.C. Army.

Because local and U.S. laws made it difficult for Taiwan to import the entire T-91 assault rifle to America, Wolf Performance Ammunition ultimately decided to import T-91 uppers and to complete them with U.S.-made barrels.    [FULL  STORY]

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