Major players such as Hanwha, Hyundai Rotem and S&T Motiv were all out in force at this year's Seoul ADEX with new equipment for land forces.
Taiwan’s army to boost its counter-invasion arsenal
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Washington DC’s unofficial representation in Taiwan, told the Taiwanese government that a long-delayed proposal to purchase M109A6 Paladin 155mm SPHs will be approved in the near future.
An official announcement from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency is yet to occur, but it will be the first Taiwanese arm sales approved by President Joe Biden’s administration since taking office in January. AIT relayed the news to Taipei in March.
Forty M109A6 SPHs were actually ordered by the Republic of China Army (ROCA) in 2011. Their total cost was never revealed, but Taiwan had originally set …
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