12 noiembrie 2019

Taiwan seeks return of 'criminal income' from frigate scandal RAN Landing Helicopter Docks achieve FOC RAN's third destroyer completes sea trials Egypt's burgeoning submarine fleet draws attention Fifth Guardian-class patrol boat delivered Saab sees clear growth path in Finland Hensoldt UK introduces Manta NEO INS

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Taiwan is seeking the return of hundreds of millions of dollars in funds linked to a deal to buy French frigates over two decades ago, prosecutors said on 12 November. Taipei signed a $2.8 billion deal to buy six La Fayette-class frigates in 1991, a deal which strained French ties with China at the time and was later found to contain up to $400 million in bribes. Taiwanese weapons dealer Andrew Wang was indicted for corruption in 2006 for allegedly receiving hundreds of millions of dollars from [...]