Taiwan Military News, Reports, Data, etc.

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    To my knowledge, Congress has never vetoed an arms sale to Taiwan. In case you weren't aware, they have a right to block sales - they don't need to actively approve sales like these ones to Taiwan.
     
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    China will always issue a pro forma objection, even if it's just a sale of spare ammunition for the honor guard.

    The key thing to watch is, what will China do (for example, if the recent Sinopec oil embargo against the Norks gets lifted, then we know Beijing is really mad).

    I doubt that the $1.4 billion sale crosses any redlines though (that's reserved for items like new fighter jets and the like).
     
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    now I read
    Any attempt to split Taiwan from China will be in vain: spokesperson
    Xinhua| 2017-07-12 20:46:02 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-07/12/c_136438768.htm

     
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    according to USNI News
    Panel: Beijing Keeps Increasing Pressure on Taiwan to Join Mainland
    source: https://news.usni.org/2017/07/13/panel-beijing-keeps-increasing-pressure-taiwan-join-mainland
     
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    Reminds one of the Ukrainian parliament!:rolleyes:
     
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    Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Regular Press Conference on July 17, 2017 http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/xwfw_665399/s2510_665401/t1478246.shtml

    Q: On July 14, the House of Representatives of the US Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 which asks the US Defense Secretary to look into the feasibility of reestablishing port calls between the US and Taiwanese navies. What is your comment?
    A: The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 passed by the House of Representatives of the US Congress includes some negative contents, directing the Pentagon to submit a report to the Congress on the feasibility of reestablishing port calls between the US and Taiwanese navies. Relevant contents go against the one China policy of the US and the principles of the three joint communiques between China and the US and interfere in China's domestic affairs. China has lodged stern representations with the US side.
    I must reiterate that it is China's consistent position to firmly oppose any official contacts and military exchanges between the US and Taiwan. We urge the US to fully recognize the gravity of the relevant clauses in the Act. The US should not allow the Act with the relevant clauses to become law, nor turn back the wheel of history lest it should harm the general interests of China-US relations.

    I noticed through NavalToday:
    China opposes US defense bill over Taiwan port visits option http://navaltoday.com/2017/07/17/china-opposes-us-defense-bill-over-taiwan-port-visits-option/
     
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    ROCAF M2K returns from a CAP on Aug 11.jpg
     
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    Tuo Chiang-class stealth corvette, Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy.

    The ROCN plans to build 12 of these patrol vessels in the coming years, as a possible defense against the ever growing People's Liberation Army Navy. The ship incorporates various stealth features to have a lower cross-section and avoid radar detection and is armed with a combination of anti ship missiles and torpedoes.

    [​IMG]

    https://www.facebook.com/Strategica...8693710634463/706995046137659/?type=3&theater
     
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    It is like a larger type 022. Pretty cool
     
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