Taiwan to observe U.S. armored combat vehicle training: report

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/06/06
By Elaine Hou

Taipei, June 6 (CNA) Taiwan’s Army will send a mechanized infantry platoon to Hawaii 20150606001911later this year to observe a U.S. military training session that will feature eight-wheeled armored combat vehicles, a local newspaper reported Saturday.

The platoon will also pay attention to the strategic deployment of such vehicles, the Chinese-language United Evening News reported.

Ministry of National Defense spokesman Maj. Gen. Luo Shou-he (羅紹和), however, declined to confirm the newspaper report.

According to the report, the Army’s mechanized infantry brigades are in the process of replacing their aging armored vehicles with the locally developed eight-wheeled CM-32 “Clouded Leopard.”     [FULL  STORY]

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