List of U.S. Arms to Be Sold to Taiwan

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.