Missile parts accidentally sent to Taiwan
Mar 25,2008 00:00 by UPI

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Defense Department reported Tuesday it accidentally sent non-nuclear ballistic missile components to Taiwan.

Four nose cone fuses for intercontinental ballistic missiles were shipped instead of the helicopter batteries Taiwan requested, CNN reported.

The Defense Department said it has repossessed the fuses from Taiwan and Chinese officials have been notified.

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