Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States – JAVELIN Guided Missile Systems

  • (Source: US Defense Security Cooperation Agency)
  • 12:00 AM, October 7, 2008
  • 1954
>The Pentagon has approved the sale to Taiwan of additional Javelin anti-missiles, seen here being fired by British paratroopers in Afghanistan. (UK MoD photo)WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Taiwan of 182 JAVELIN guided missile rounds and 20 JAVELIN command launch units, as well as associated equipment and services.>> The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $47 million.>> The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States has requested a possible sale of 182 JAVELIN guided missile rounds and 20 JAVELIN command launch units, 40 JAVELIN missile simulation rounds, trainers, rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries, support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical data, personnel training and equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering and logistics personnel services, Quality Assurance Team support services, and other related elements of logistics support. The estimated cost is $47 million.>> This proposed sale serves U.S. national, economic, and security interests by supporting the recipients continuing efforts to modernize its armed forces. The proposed sale will help improve the security of the recipient and assist in maintaining political stability, military balance, and economic progress in the region.>> This sale is consistent with United States law and policy as expressed in Public Law 96-8. The U.S. is committed to providing military assistance under the terms of the Taiwan Relations Act.
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