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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...

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-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 (...

Taiwan's Coast Guard inaugurates its largest ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard on Tuesday (June 2) morning held a ship launching ceremony for the largest frigate it has ever had in its fleet. The 4,000-ton frigate (CG-50...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'Big Brother' will blast him with '5 nukes'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Nov. 10) warned that "Big Brother" is going to drop "five nuclear bombs" to "b...

Taiwan begins constructing 4,000 ton Coast Guard patrol vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It was revealed this week during a budget committee meeting at the Legislative Yuan that the Taiwan Coast Guard’s first heavy patrol ship, which will weigh approxima...

Young DPP member’s appointment to CSBC subsidiary slammed as nepotism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by a subsidiary of a shipbuilding company in Taiwan to appoint a young member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party to its board of directors has sparked...

Taiwan's CSBC Corp. completes desulfurization mod on 13,000-TEU container ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s premier shipbuilding company, CSBC Corp., recently completed modifications to a massive container ship owned by Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Li...

Indigenous submarine production 'the only path' for Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indigenous submarine production is the only path for Taiwan, said President Tsai Ing-wen today (Thursday, May 9) at a submarine plant groundbreaking ceremony in Kaohsiung....