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Taiwan Navy launches new amphibious transport dock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy's new amphibious transport dock, the Yushan, was launched Tuesday (April 13) at CSBC Corporation, Taiwan’s shipyard in Kaohsiung. President Tsai Ing-...

Taiwan Navy's domestically produced transport ship to be launched this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy’s domestically built amphibious transport dock, named “The Yushan,” is scheduled to be launched later this month and will be able to transition ...

Taiwan says European countries helping with submarine project

European countries are providing help for Taiwan’s indigenous submarine project, the island’s defense ministry said, in a rare admission that the sensitive program is not getting assistanc...

US approves export of sonar system for Taiwan's domestic submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States has approved an export license for a digital sonar system to be installed on Taiwan’s first indigenous submarine, Vice Defense Minister Chang Che-p...

Combat system for planned missile frigates currently under review: Taiwan Navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Navy Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Ao I-chih (敖以智) said Sunday (Dec. 7) that the Navy is reviewing a new combat system for the nation’s domestic guided-missile f...

Taiwan's 8 planned submarines could sink Chinese invasion fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan commences the production of eight new submarines, a warfare expert was cited on Wednesday (Dec. 2) as saying a Chinese invasion fleet would be highly vulnerable ...

Taiwan hopes to obtain 2 imported submarine components in early 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is likely to obtain imported components for its indigenous submarine program, including battlefield integration systems and digital sonar equipment in January at th...

Taiwan begins construction of indigenous submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Nov. 24) vowed to protect the nation’s sovereignty at a ceremony marking the start of production on Taiwan’s first dom...

Taiwan's leader launches production of domestically made sub

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president inaugurated the production of domestically made submarines Tuesday in the southern city of Kaohsiung, in a step forward for the island's defense strategy at...

US government approves equipment for Taiwan's submarine production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Navy said Sunday (Nov. 22) that two items of equipment required to manufacture a submarine have been approved by the U.S. and contracts signed with the Ameri...

President to kick off construction of Taiwan's first indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will be present as construction begins on Taiwan’s first indigenous submarine at a Kaohsiung shipyard on Nov. 24, the Presidential Offic...

Taiwan Navy announces submarine production will begin this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To dispel recent reports that the nation’s endeavor to produce its own submarines has been postponed, the Taiwanese Navy on Monday (Nov. 2) stated that its domestic ...

Taiwan legislators to visit submarine shipyard Oct. 26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With work on Taiwan’s first self-developed submarine expected to begin early next month, legislators are scheduled to visit the shipyard on Monday (Oct. 26) and hear...

Taiwan to begin construction of domestic submarine on Nov. 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The construction of Taiwan’s first indigenous submarine prototype will officially begin on Nov. 3. A ceremony will be held that day at CSBC’s Kaohsiung ship...

Taiwan-made ocean research vessel launches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese shipbuilding company on Tuesday (July 21) delivered a vessel ordered by the government to mainly carry out ocean research missions. President Tsai Ing-wen (...