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Taiwan said to be salvaging J85 turbojets for use on missiles

J85 ge 17a turbojet engine

A report from United Daily News says Taiwan is studying how to salvage functioning General Electric J85 small single-shaft turbojet engines from its F-5 fleet and reuse them on missiles.

Sanjay Acharya [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], from Wikimedia Commons


The engine has been installed on the Ryan Firebee target drone as well, therefore the approach is not new.

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