The delivery of Taiwan’s purchase of 66 F-16 fighter jets from the US military was delayed due to software problems?Taiwan’s Defense Minister: All orders will be in place by 2026

According to a Bloomberg report on Wednesday (May 24), the reason why the United States delayed the delivery of the new F-16V fighter jets purchased by Taiwan’s military was not only because of the impact of the new crown epidemic on the production chain, but also because of technical problems with Lockheed Martin, which was responsible for the assembly. Encountered “complex development challenges.” In this regard, Taiwan’s Defense Minister Qiu Guozheng stated on Thursday (May 25) that although the control software of the fighter jets needs to be adjusted, all F-16s will still be in place by 2026 as originally planned.

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