RENK America to Outfit Taiwan’s M60 Tanks with New Engines

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 10:33 AM, March 8, 2023
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RENK America to Outfit Taiwan’s M60 Tanks with New Engines
M60 Patton Tank @U.S. DoD

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense has signed a deal valued $236 billion with RENK America to outfit the military’s fleet of M60A3 Patton tanks with new engines.

RENK America will provide the engine assembly lines to Taiwan’s Army Command, which will set them up at its ordnance development center in Nantou.

The process is expected to be completed by 2028.

The new engines with 1,000 horsepower with replace the existing 750-horsepower engines.

Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology will reportedly upgrade the tanks’ firing, gun control, and sighting system.

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