05 noiembrie 2020

Strike drones sold to Taiwan


The Trump administration is stepping up efforts to bolster Taiwan’s defenses, announcing this week that its latest arms sale package includes the first transfer of advanced Reaper drones capable of firing missiles. Four MQ-9 Reaper drones were approved for sale to Taiwan by the State Department in a package worth an estimated $600 million.The Pentagon announced that the State Department had reviewed and approved the latest sale, describing the Reapers as “weapons-ready.”The Reaper is one of the [...]