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Taiwanese army to buy Abrams tanks, build a fleet of attack boats

Taiwan’s defense ministry may be on a spending spree. It has reportedly earmarked part of next year’s NT$346 billion (US$11.2 billion) defense budget for the purchase of more than 100 M1A2 Abrams battle tanks from the US. Also planned are 60 missile attack boats to be built by domestic shipbuilders. The third-generation Abrams tanks, highly […]

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