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U.S. Approves $619 Million Sale of High-Tech Weapons to Taiwan

HeadlineMar 02, 2023

The Biden administration has approved $619 million in high-tech arms sales to Taiwan, including new missiles for its F-16 fighter jets. The deal will primarily benefit weapons makers Raytheon and Lockheed Martin. After the sale was announced, Taiwan reported China’s Air Force flew warplanes into airspace Taiwan considers part of its air defense identification zone, for the second consecutive day.

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