By Elaine Hou
Taipei, June 6 (CNA) Taiwan’s Army will send a mechanized infantry platoon to Hawaii later 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]