Taiwan to put in request to buy F-35 in July

Taiwan’s lawmakers were told by Minister of National Defense Feng Shih-kuan on Apr. 20 that his ministry will approach the United States this July to signal its intention to buy the F-35.

F-35B Lightning of VMFAT-501 hovers over Eglin AFB 2013
By U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Speaking at the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Feng said the Trump administration has yet to appointment officials for handling affairs with Taiwan, this is expected to be done by July.

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