Taiwan reportedly plans to buy anti-Harpoon missiles as part of its military modernization efforts, and the latest arms purchase from the United States will be hit with growing pressure from China. .

Responding to questions in the National Assembly, Taiwan's Deputy Defense Minister Chang Cheping confirmed that Taiwan is planning to buy a Harpoon missile from the United States for use as its coastal missile, and if the United States agrees to sell it, Taiwan will The missile is available in 2023.

The United States, like many other countries, has no official diplomatic ties with Taiwan, but is bound by the law to give the island its own defense, according to a Yahoo News report.

Edit: Pang Kong