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Taiwan donates military equipment to Dominican Republic

31 October 2017

Taiwan is donating two Bell UH-1H helicopters, 90 AM General Humvees, and 100 engines to the Armed Forces of the Dominican Republic valued at more than USD35 million, the Dominican Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 30 October.

The MoD said the donation was agreed during Dominican Minister of Defence General Ruben Sem’s visit to Taiwan in late October.

The equipment is expected to reach the Dominican Republic by January 2018, with Taiwan providing two years of technical support for the Humvees.

The MoD also announced that a Dominican military team will travel to Taiwan by mid-November to train as UH-1H technicians.

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