Lawmakers want DOD to draft options for upgrading Taiwan’s missile defense capabilities

By Jason Sherman / June 24, 2022 at 11:31 AM
The Defense Department may soon be required to draft options for Taiwan to expedite acquisition of improved air and missile defense capabilities -- an assessment that could build a case for future sales of new guided missile interceptors, radar and more to the self-governing island that Beijing regards a breakaway province. The House Armed Services Committee in its mark of the fiscal year 2023 defense policy bill is recommending a provision that would require the defense secretary brief the panel...

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