US lawmakers question Navy over bureaucratic delays for Taiwan weapons


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Committee chairman U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) speaks during a House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party meeting on "Taiwan Tabletop Exercise (TTX)," a war games simulation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 19, 2023. REUTERS/Amanda Andrade... Acquire Licensing Rights Read more WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee questioned the U.S. Navy on Thursday over what it called "alarming delays" in weapons deliveries to Taiwan, asking why production sometimes languished for months or years after purchasing deals were signed. Time was running out to deter military action...