04 March 2022
by Jon Grevatt
Boeing has been awarded a contract by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to build Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems (HCDSs) for Taiwan, the Pentagon announced on 2 March.
The award was announced on the day that a senior US delegation visited Taiwan to offer defensive support against what the island calls “rising” military threats from China.
The Department of Defense (DoD) said the USD498.3 million contract with Boeing covers the delivery to Taiwan of 100 HCDS launcher/transporter units, 25 radar units, and training equipment.
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