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III World Wide Web Reporters high-Hui reports, “American Institute in Taiwan” (AIT) 11 issued press release that the United States arms sales to Taiwan arms systems for the U.S. military use, and almost all projects are new manufacturing. Taiwan is paying the price comparison partner countries and sold to the U.S. set.
According to Taiwan, “Central News Agency” reports, the United States worried that media criticism of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, the price is too high, and the armament system is used goods and misleading, so in order to provide data description.
It is understood that the KMT “legislator” Lin Yu-fang said, “AIT Taipei Office Director,” Situ Wen has said he was disappointed. Situ Wen said the mainland United States risked the danger of offending the sale of arms sales to Taiwan. But did not think Taiwan has a lot of people say, “buy too expensive”, “buy the old stuff.” These claims allow the United States feel thankless, offend the mainland and Taiwan without appreciate.
reported, AIT issued a press release that the United States in 2010 and 2008, respectively, announced a large arms sales, the amount are all $ 6.4 billion. All U.S. arms sale to Taiwan of U.S. military systems are used by almost all procurement items are brand new Taiwan-made equipment.
According to reports, AIT said that Taiwan is based upon the sale price paid to the U.S. military and U.S. partners to develop, and these systems allow Taiwan to maintain a sufficient self-defense capability.
In addition, AIT be listed in the press release in 2008 and 2010, two groups of military arms sales to the project and amount. To 60 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, for example, AIT said that 60 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters will be a new manufacture, can export models. U.S. Army UH-60M is the main use of the multi-purpose helicopter.