Radio Taiwan International
Date: .28 October, 2020
By: Natalie Tso
The US State Department on Monday gave the go-ahead to the sale of 100 Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan, with a price tag of US$2.37 billion. The package still has to be approved by Congress.
The Defense Ministry spokesperson thanked the US State Department, saying that the weapons can strengthen Taiwan’s combat and asymmetrical warfare capabilities. He said they will help upgrade the military's overall defense capabilities.
The new arms package includes 100 Harpoon missiles worth US$2.37 billion. [FULL STORY]