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Taiwan Army carries out joint exercise in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s Taitung Area Command conducted a joint exercise consisting of target protection and anti-infiltration drills on Wednesday (Jan. 31) to enhance combat read...

Taiwan to launch new Navy Sea Control Missile Command

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Sea Control Missile Command for the Navy will be established this year and based in western Taiwan. Taiwan plans to establish the command to respond to the continuo...

Serviceman drowns at Taiwan naval base in Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A navy serviceman of the 168th Fleet was found unresponsive in the harbor of the Suao Naval Base in Taiwan’s Yilan County on Friday (Jan. 19). The petty officer s...

Taiwan's 1st domestic sub rumored to be sea-worthy by May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first domestically produced submarine, dubbed the Narwhal, is rumored to be delivered to the Navy by May. Recent reports suggested that preparations for ...

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...

China tries influencing Taiwan elections with balloons and ships

Is the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) inept or clever? Looking at their attempts to influence the Taiwanese elections one would think the former. Why? This article will discuss the CCP history of...

Taiwan signs maintenance agreement with US for RIM-66 Standard missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A deal to carry out maintenance services for Taiwan’s RIM-66 Standard missiles has been finalized with the U.S., the Taiwan government confirmed Tuesday (Jan. 2). ...

Taiwan upgrading Kang Ding-class frigates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kang Ding-class frigate Cheng De is currently undergoing a combat system enhancement, according to a source familiar with the matter. The ship is the first vessel t...

3 Taiwan Navy officers missing after being swept off submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Navy officers were missing after they were swept off a submarine near Kaohsiung City, the military said Thursday (Dec. 21). During a routine mission off Zuoying N...

Taiwan Navy carries out amphibious assault exercise at Sizihwan Beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy's 151st Fleet and the Marine Corps conducted an amphibious landing exercise at Kaohsiung’s Sizihwan Beach on Thursday (Nov. 30). Accompanied by assau...

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 ...

Taiwan's Yu Shan amphibious transport ship to make public debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Yu Shan landing platform dock, the Ta Chiang corvette, and a new fast patrol boat will be making their public debut at Kaohsiung’s Sin Pin Pier on Nov...

Taiwan navy launches 5th guided missile corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The navy has witnessed the launch of its fifth Tuo Chiang-class guided missile corvette, also known as an “aircraft carrier killer,” reports said Wednesday (Oc...

Fearing China, South Korea targets contractors on Taiwan navy submarines

SEOUL, Oct 16 (Reuters) - South Korean authorities cited the risk of Chinese economic retaliation when they charged marine technology firm SI Innotec last year with violating trade laws for its work o...

Former Japan fleet commander says Taiwan's Narwhal sub falls short of potential

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s new sub, the Narwhal, is slightly better than Japan’s submarines but could have been far superior, former fleet commander of Japan’s Maritime Se...