The United States will sell the following to Taiwan, according to the White House. Unless specified, it is unclear how many of each item Taiwan will receive:

— Four Kidd-class destroyers ready by 2003.

— 12 P-3C Orion aircraft.

— Eight diesel submarines designed to counter blockades and invasions.

— Paladin self-propelled artillery system.

— MH-53E minesweeping helicopters.

— AAV7A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicles.

— Mk 48 torpedoes without advanced capabilities.

— Avenger surface-to-air missile system.

— Submarine-launched and surface-launched torpedoes.

— Aircraft survivability equipment.

— The United States also will give Taiwan a technical briefing on the Patriot anti-missile system the island has been developing.