The US military does not want the littoral combat ship but wants Taiwan to purchase it from the US | Military | News


Mei Fuxing, director of the Taiwan Strait Security Research Center, wrote to the media saying that the U.S. lobbied and the Navy was ordered to make purchases from the U.S.U.S. militaryNegotiations have begun this summer for the decommissioned Littoral Combat Ship.naval commandThere was no response to this person’s statement.

Mei Fuxing said that the navy’s light frigate air defense prototype ship started construction on November 17 and is expected to be completed and delivered in October 2026.However, the military was ordered to actively strive for procurementUSAThe littoral combat ship (Littoral Combat Ship) is being retired by the Navy to fill the gap of insufficient naval patrol force. U.S. officials revealed that Taiwan made a request to the U.S. to purchase littoral combat ships. This was an action taken by the Taiwan military after receiving instructions from senior officials. Negotiations began in the summer to replace the aging Jiyang-class frigates currently in service in the Navy.

The U.S. military’s littoral combat ships are divided into single-carrack Freedom class and double-carcase Independence class. The last two ships will be decommissioned in 2024, and there will be 12 ships to choose from. However, the Littoral Combat Ship is one of the most controversial shipbuilding plans of the U.S. Navy. It continues to There have been controversies over survivability and high maintenance costs. The U.S. Navy has sold six decommissioned ships through the Foreign Military Sales channel. Mei Fuxing said that the purchase price of each ship may be only NT$700 million.

The U.S. wants Taiwan to purchase the littoral combat ship it doesn’t want from the U.S.

Mei Fuxing, director of the Taiwan Strait Security Research Center, wrote in a letter to the media that the U.S. has lobbied and the Navy has been ordered to purchase decommissioned littoral combat ships from the U.S., and negotiations have begun this summer. The Naval Command responded to…

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Air Force: The U.S. has no plans to export Patriot missile re-examination technology to Taiwan

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US military aid equipment arrives in Taiwan Qiu Guozheng: Military equipment is indeed an exchange project between Taiwan and the United States

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The Ministry of National Defense pointed out that on November 3, the US ship entered Taiping Island for 12 miles.

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