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In a move that is likely going to upset China, the US has send radar upgrades to Taiwan for its Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF), writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News.

The announcement came during a two-day tri-service military exercise in southern Taiwan from Aug. 24-25. 

During the exercise, a Ministry of National Defense (MND) source said the radar deal was part of phase two of the IDF’s F-CK-1C/D Hsiang Sheng upgrade program. Specifics of the deal were not released.

China has not yet reacted.
moves comes amid rising tensions between China on one side and its neighbors and US on the other side, regularly documented by Wendell Minnick.

Wendell Minnick is a speaker at the China Speakers Bureau. When you need him at your conference or meeting, do get in touch.

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