US sells Taiwan US$619 million worth of F-16 munitions

THE US has approved the sale to Taiwan of US$619 million (RM2.767 billion) in munitions for F-16 fighter jets, the Pentagon announced yesterday, in a move likely to anger Beijing.  

The package includes 100 AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM), 200 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles(AMRAAM), and launchers and dummy missiles for training, the Pentagon said in a statement.