The US Department of State on 7/8 announced approval of the sale of M1A2 Abrams tanks and man portable shortrange antiaircraft missiles to Taiwan. The arms will help to strengthen Taiwan's self-defense capabilities and maintain regional peace and stability.
美國國務院7月8日發布批准 M1A2 艾布蘭戰車及人攜式短程防空飛彈等對臺軍售案，將有助強化我國自我防衛能力及維護區域和平穩定。
DG of the MND's Dept. of Resource Planning Pai Chiehlung yesterday explained the advantages of the volunteer military service system, including the ability to build up training results over longer service periods and respond to declining birthrates trends.