© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A F-16 fighter jet takes off during a military drill at Zhi-Hang Air Base in Taitung, Taiwan January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
(Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of F-16 munitions and related equipment to Taiwan in a deal valued at $619 million, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
The Pentagon said Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:) were the principal contractors.