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Defense minister says he has not received word from US on chopper procurement (2022/03/18)
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    Defense minister says he has not received word from US on chopper procurement (2022/03/18)

    Defense minister on Friday responded to a rumor that the U.S. had rejected a Taiwanese procurement request for anti-submarine helicopters. He said he had not received word on the issue from Washington, which would be the normal procedure. A defense researcher chimed in, saying that if the U.S. had indeed rejected the sale, it would likely be due to its assessment of Taiwan's budget and defense needs.

    The commander gives the order, and the troops run forward with their guns. They drop down into a foxhole, alone or in pairs, and survey their surroundings.

    Taiwan’s overhauled reservist training program has entered its final stage, and recruits are busy training to improve their combat readiness. The defense ministry says it is working hard to strengthen the reserve force, while also procuring new arms from the U.S.

    As part of its “Condor III” program the Navy had planned to purchase 12 MH-60R Seahawk anti-submarine helicopters from the U.S., and had already submitted its request to Washington. Reports have surfaced that the U.S. State Department has rejected the request on the grounds that the helicopter is unsuitable for asymmetric warfare. However, the defense minister says he has not received word on the issue from the U.S.

    Chiu Kuo-cheng
    Minister of Defense
    Arms purchases from the U.S. go through certain procedures. Whether approved or not, I would be notified ahead of time – the U.S. would inform me. However, I have not yet received any notice on this procurement.

    The MH-60R Seahawk can reach heights of 3,000 meters above sea level, can fly up to 267 kilometers per hour, and can fly continuously for 834 kilometers. It can be equipped with weapons such as light anti-submarine torpedoes, and can also suppress the firepower of surface ships, helping to substantially improve naval combat capabilities.

    Su Tzu-yun
    National Defense and Security Research
    This reflects the U.S.’ mindset in regard to arms sales, and shatters criticism that the U.S. seeks to profit from arms procurements. It may not be looking at Taiwan’s special defense budget, and instead looking at its annual budget, and whether it can afford operational maintenance. It would assess whether this procurement would benefit regional security and national defense.

    The researcher says that the U.S. takes demand and follow-up maintenance into consideration when approving arms sales. He says the government should increase the defense budget to improve the chances of procurement.
    中文 Chinese  
    傳美否決我直升機軍購 邱國正:沒接到通知

    台海情勢緊張,國防部多管齊下強化戰力,對內包括試辦14天新制教召,提升後備軍人臨戰能力,對外持續對美軍購,海軍洽購12架MH-60R海鷹直升機,傳出美方以不符合非對稱戰力原則為由否決,對此國防部長邱國正強調,目前沒有接到任何通知。

    指揮官一聲令下,官兵們持槍朝目標快速前進,並跳進單人與雙人散兵坑,對周圍進行警戒。

    新制教召進入最後階段,召員們展開營戰備任務,要提升後備部隊的臨戰能力,軍方強化後備戰力的同時,也持續對美軍購。

    海軍提出「神鷹三號」計畫,洽購12架MH-60R海鷹反潛直升機,已向美方提出邀價書,但傳出美國國務院以「不符合非對稱戰力原則」為由拒絕,國防部長表示,還沒接到任何通知。

    [[國防部長 邱國正]]
    “對美軍購都有一定的流程,我們按照流程在走,不管同意不同意,之前我都會知道,他也會告知,但目前為止我沒有接到任何告知。”

    MH-60R海鷹反潛直升機,飛行高度可達3000公尺以上、最高速度每小時267公里、最大航程834公里,配有輕型反潛魚雷等武器,除了反潛任務,也可對水面艦進行火力壓制,對海軍戰力有實質性提升。

    [[國防院軍事戰略暨產業所長 蘇紫雲]]
    “這也反應出美國對軍售案的態度,也就是打破外界所謂的美國要賺軍火錢的意思,它(美國)可能不是看特別預算,而是看你常年預算,是不是有足夠作業維持費,才會評估說是不是這項軍售是對區域安全,還有對國家防衛有利的。”

    學者指出美方軍售,是以需求和後續維持為最大考量,台灣應該適度再提升國防預算,對軍售案成立會有更大助益。
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