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Taiwan to produce torpedo tubes for domestic submarine program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will produce its own torpedo tubes to be fitted on all but one of the submarines it plans to build, reports said Tuesday (June 28). As Chinese pressure has made ...

Taiwan Coast Guard Administration receives 2nd 4,000-ton frigate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Friday (April 22) received its second 4,000-ton frigate, the Hsinchu, which will be deployed in the CGA’s Northern Flo...

Taiwan begins construction of naval auxiliary rescue and salvage ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Construction of a new Navy auxiliary rescue and salvage ship, commissioned by the Ministry of National Defense, has begun. A keel-laying ceremony was held in Kaohsiung ...

Taiwan No.1 to world's best: NCKU to expand ship testing tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the “national-level ship testing tank” on Friday (Feb. 25), an event attended by gover...

Taiwan TV show reveals image of submarine keel-laying ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Taiwan held the official “keel-laying” ceremony for its first indigenous submarine last month, reporters were not invited, but a military television show ...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

Taiwan holds keel-laying ceremony for first indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The construction of Taiwan’s first indigenous submarine reached a new phase Tuesday (Nov. 16) with an official “keel-laying” ceremony. While submarine...

Taiwan shipbuilder launches green container ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CSBC Corporation Taiwan on Friday (Oct. 1) launched a high-load green container ship for the Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation, based on an award-winning formula. ...

Taiwan Coast Guard takes delivery of largest frigate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Thursday (April 29) took delivery of its largest frigate to date, the 4,000-ton “Chiayi,” leading President Tsai Ing-we...

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 ...