- The Field Information Communications System is as significant as other, more high-profile weapons Washington has sold to Taipei, analyst says
- The system can also be used for rescue missions during natural disasters like earthquakes or mudslides
South China Morning Post
Date: 13 Dec, 2020
By: Lawrence Chung
Though the system is not as eye-catching as other weapons the US has sold to Taiwan this year, it is something the island’s military cannot do without if it is to fight the increasingly powerful cyberwarfare of the PLA, they said.
On Monday, the US State Department notified Congress of the possible sale of the US$280 million Field Information Communications System to Taiwan to help modernise the island’s armed forces and maintain a credible defensive capability. [FULL STORY]