DSCA Approves Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems for Taiwan

October 26, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) of up to one hundred (100) Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems (HCDS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.37 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification…

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Taiwanese Navy Denies Press Complaints on Coastal Defense Harpoon

August 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – In response to the media report that “Taiwan’s purchase of shore-mounted harpoon attack missiles from the United States increased to NT$80 billion”, the Naval Command stated today (29) that the report does not match the facts. This section explains as follows: 1. In response to the increasing threats of the enemy situation, based on…

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Boeing Awarded $3.1 Billion in U.S. Navy Contracts for Cruise Missile Systems

May 13, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a combined $3.1 billion in contracts for Harpoon and Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response (SLAM ER) weapon systems in support of Foreign Military Sales (FMS). About $2.6 billion of that was contracted today while the remainder had been previously awarded. “We are pleased to continue our long legacy of…

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