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Titan Hulk anchor handling tug vessel to go into service in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan CSBC Corporation held a naming ceremony for Titan Hulk, an anchor handling tug supply vessel, in Kaohsiung on Tuesday (Jan. 16). Taiwan CSBC Chair Cheng Wen-lung...

Taiwan begins construction of 2nd light frigate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Construction of the anti-submarine warfare light frigate has begun, the Navy confirmed on Tuesday (Jan. 16). To strengthen its combat capabilities, the Navy has planned...

Taiwan Investigation Bureau signs security MOU with submarine maker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) on Friday (Dec. 29) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with shipbuilding company CSBC Corporation, Taiwan to st...

Taiwan begins construction of light frigates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ceremony will be held on Friday (Nov. 17) to mark the beginning of the construction for the Navy’s planned air defense light frigate, military officials announced ...

Watch the making of Taiwan's indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To coincide with the official launch of Taiwan's first domestically-produced submarine on Sept. 28, the Office of the President released a video that included time-lap...

Sub expert trying to profit from China threat, claims Taipei councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Kuomintang (KMT) councilor Hsu Chiao-hsin (徐巧芯) has accused a former advisor to Taiwan's Navy Kuo Hsi (郭璽) of seeking to profit from the country's Indigenou...

Expert assesses Taiwan's new indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the launch of Taiwan's first domestically-designed submarine, a military analyst said the vessel draws elements from the Dutch-built subs in Taiwan's Nav...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan president christens 1st indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Sept. 28) uploaded a post to X (formerly Twitter) marking the historic launch of Taiwan's first domestically-built submarine....

Taiwan launches 1st indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan launched its first domestically produced submarine in Kaohsiung City on Thursday (Sept. 28). President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) presided over the launch ceremony for t...

Taiwan to launch 1st indigenous submarine on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first domestically-built submarine will officially be launched in Kaohsiung City on Thursday (Sept. 28). The submarine, which will be christened Hai Kun (海...

Taiwan admiral aiming for 4 submarines by 2027

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan's Indigenous submarine program on Monday (Sept. 25) expressed hope that the country's first two domestically-built submarines will join the Navy...

Taiwan's new subs to deny Chinese forces access beyond First Island Chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's fleet of domestically-produced submarines will be deployed to block the Chinese military from encircling Taiwan and prevent any attempts to sail beyond the Fi...

Taiwan Navy to receive new rescue ship next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s new rescue ship will be delivered to the Navy in January, according to sources familiar with the matter. CSBC Corporation was commissioned by the militar...

Taiwan's 1st light frigate prototypes to be completed by 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first two of Taiwan’s planned light frigates will be built by October 2026 for a cost of NT$9.95 billion (US$312.05 million), CSBC Corporation general manager Ha...

Taiwan Coast Guard receives new Anping-class patrol vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ocean Affairs Council (OAC) held a joint ceremony for the handover of the sixth Anping-class patrol vessel, the Chi An, and the 25th 35-ton patrol boat, and a naming c...