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Under rising pressure from China, Taiwan is stocking up on naval weapons

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Taiwan is planning to buy Harpoon anti-ship missiles for coastal defense as part of a broader military modernization effort.
The purchase comes amid rising pressure from China, which sees Taiwan as a breakaway province and has vowed to reunify it with the mainland.
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TAIPEI - Taiwan plans to buy land-based Boeing-made Harpoon anti-ship missiles as part of its military modernisation efforts, its defence ministry said on Thursday, the latest purchase from the United States to deal with a rising threat from China.
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