Chapter Six: Asia

  title={Chapter Six: Asia},
  journal={The Military Balance},
  pages={220 - 323}
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • Political Science
  • The Military Balance
In the run-up to the 2020 Taiwanese presidential election, the current government signed a number of foreign military sales agreements with the United States for new platforms and weapon systems in an attempt to keep up with the modernisation efforts of the People’s Liberation Army. Most notable were deals for F-16V combat aircraft and M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks, both long sought by the Taiwanese military. 
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