TAIPEI, Taiwan—Taiwan has begun early research on fighter engine development in support of a possible program for a potential indigenous combat aircraft. The engine work began last year, said Eddie Chien, director general of the island’s defense technology agency, the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (Ncsist). It started ahead of other research because propulsion is seen as the greatest area of difficulty for indigenous development, Chien added. Ncsist ...


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