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Title: US Approves sale of EW Systems & Torpedoes to Taiwan Navy
Post by: Ayoshi on July 01, 2017, 11:10:50 AM
From: Navy Recognition ( - 30 June 2017
US Approves sale of EW Systems & Torpedoes to Taiwan Navy

The U.S. State Department announced yesterday it green lighted an arms sale package worth US$1.42 billion to Taiwan. Part of the package includes systems for the Republic of China Navy (ROCN or Taiwan's Navy). According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, possible foreign military sales (FMS) of AN/SLQ-32(V)3 Electronic Warfare Systems, MK54 Lightweight Torpedoes and MK 48 Mod 6AT Heavyweight Torpedoes have been approved.

AN/SLQ-32(V)3 Electronic Warfare Systems for Kee Lung-class destroyers
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32(V)3 Electronic Warfare Systems in support of four (4) ex-KIDD Class (now KEELUNG Class) destroyers. This sale will include AN/SLQ-32(V)3 upgrade hardware, software, support equipment and parts, publications, training, engineering and technical assistance.

The proposed sale will improve operational readiness and enhance the electronic warfare capability onboard the ex-KIDD Class destroyers. The recipient will have no difficulty in absorbing this equipment into its armed forces.

ROCS Kee Lung-class destroyers Kee Lung (right) and Ma Gong (left). Picture by 玄史生

Title: Re: US Arms Sale to Taiwan
Post by: Ayoshi on September 26, 2018, 01:26:21 AM
US approves Taiwan deal amid moves to change sales approach | Janes ( - 24 September 2018
The US State Department has announced an order from Taiwan to supply the country with a range of spare parts for its frontline military aircraft. The proposed deal comes as the US government considers changes in the way it processes military contracts with the Asian country.