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Taiwan's Apache Fleet Goes Into Service Amid China Tensions

Taiwan on Tuesday put into service its fleet of US-made Apache attack helicopters, upgrading its defenses against a growing military threat from China. The U.S. sold 30 Apache AH-64E — also known as the "tank killer" — to Taiwan as part of a $6.5 billion arms deal announced in 2008 that angered Beijing. China sees the self-ruled island as part of its own territory to be reunified, by force if necessary, and opposes any weapons sales to Taiwan. Washington is the...

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