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US announces $280 million communications system arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a Field Information Communications System (FICS) and related equipment to Taiwan for an estimated cost of US$28...

Taiwan reportedly buying 300 more Patriot missiles from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is reportedly planning on purchasing an additional 300 Patriot missiles from the U.S. to counter China's growing threat against the country. Amid increasing ...

US envoy insists pressure on Iran will persist under Biden

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. special representative for Iran insisted Thursday a pressure campaign of sanctions targeting Iran would persist into the administration of Joe Biden, ev...

US plans sale of F-35 fighter jets to UAE in $23B arms deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration formally notified Congress on Tuesday that it plans to sell 50 stealth F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates as part of a broader arms deal worth nea...

Taiwan Navy signs NT$3 billion deal with US for 9 years of ammo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Navy has signed a deal with the U.S. worth NT$3.06 billion (US$107 million) to provide an uninterrupted supply of ammunition for the next nine years. The g...

China complains US drone sale to Taiwan 'blatantly interferes' with internal affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the U.S. State Department's announcement that it is planning to sell four sophisticated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan, China on Wednesday (N...

US approves sale of MQ-9 drones to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday (Nov. 3) that it has agreed to sell four unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan to help enhance its defense capabilities ...

US sale of MQ-9 drones to Taiwan reaches final stage of approval

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sale of four sophisticated military drones to Taiwan has reportedly entered the final stage of approval in the U.S. Congress. With the U.S. presidential election ju...

US announces second arms sale to Taiwan in a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government announced on Monday (Oct. 26) the potential sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Taiwan, marking the second time in a week that Washington has announc...

China announces sanctions on US individuals, entities involved in arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government announced on Monday (Oct. 26) that it will impose sanctions on American individuals and entities involved in a high-profile advanced arms sale to Ta...

Israeli leader confirms consent to US arms sales to UAE

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday appeared to confirm that Israel has given its consent for the United States to sell F35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates ...

US advances sale of missiles, rocket launchers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration on Wednesday (Oct. 21) notified Congress it had approved the sale of three advanced armaments to Taiwan, part of a larger package of seven systems...

US advances sale of MQ-9 drones, Harpoon missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after announcing the sale of three sophisticated weapons systems to Taiwan, the Trump administration has notified Congress of the approved sale of two more advanced ...

US pushes 3 advanced weapons sales to Taiwan amid Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration is going ahead with plans to sell three sophisticated weapons systems to Taiwan, having notified Congress of the approved sale. As tensions hea...

US wants to sell long-range missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Part of a proposed US$7 billion arms deal the U.S. is planning for Taiwan reportedly includes long-range missiles capable of striking targets in China. As tensions heat...