The United States is set to agree the sale of US$180 million worth of submarine-launched torpedoes to Taiwan, as the island’s President Tsai Ing-wen vowed during her second inauguration ceremony to bolster its defence capabilities.In a move likely to further inflame tensions between Beijing and Washington, the US state department said on Wednesday it had approved the possible sale of 18 MK-48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology heavyweight torpedoes, which feature advanced sonar targeting for submarines,…


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