Senior defense and Air Force officials announce they learned the week before about a mistaken shipment in 2006 of ICBM-related parts to Taiwan instead of the helicopter batteries that country had expected to receive. The Taiwan government reported the error at the time, but it took service and DOD officials more than a year to actually realize what had been shipped. It is the second (or first, by date) nuclear enterprise problem involving the Air Force within a year (see Aug. 31, 2008).
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.