The US approval paves the way for a formal hardware purchase process. As part of it, most likely, approval of the Department of State will be required – it seems that the entire transaction will be carried out through the FMS procedure. NASAMS kits are intended to strengthen the defensive potential of Taiwanese forces in the area of key air bases and civil airports. The financing of the purchase is planned for 2024, however, due to increasing regional tensions, it may accelerate.
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