Mysterious radar ship spotted off coast of S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos have recently surfaced apparently showing a naval vessel prowling the waters off the coast of southern Taiwan with a massive newly mounted radar tower on top, leadi...

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...

Taiwan public gets glimpse of world's longest-serving submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Sept. 28), the Taiwan Navy held a public display of the Keelung naval base, showcasing some of the navy’s ships, including the 75-year-old Guppy II-clas...

Taiwan Navy to show off ‘granddad’ of submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The public will have the opportunity to visit what the Navy calls the ‘granddad’ of submarines , the oldest still working submarine in the world, in Keelung Sa...

Taiwan Navy missile boat program delayed due to lack of funds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Navy has been forced to suspend its missile boat project until more funding becomes available, according to a report from the United Daily News (UDN). Despit...

AIT touts US-Taiwan security cooperation with visit to naval base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As part of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) celebration of the 40th year anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), August has been designated “Sec...

China military starts exercises in Taiwan Strait

[Last update: July 29 at 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said it is closely monitoring China’s military activities in waters southwest of the i...

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions

HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island's east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday's dri...

Model of Taiwan's domestically-made submarine revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A miniature model of Taiwan's future indigenous submarine was unveiled on Thursday (May 9) at a groundbreaking ceremony on a new facility to build and repair the warships p...

Solomon Islands Premier boards Taiwan Navy ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite recent fears of a diplomatic break, new Solomon Islands Premier Manasseh Sogavare boarded a Taiwanese Navy ship to attend a reception Wednesday (May 8). The Nav...

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....

Taiwan and Philippine navies have unexpected encounter at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippine Navy on Friday, April 26, revealed in a statement that the Taiwan Navy and the Philippine Navy safely communicated via the Naval Code for Unplanned Encounte...

US sells $50 million naval radar refurbishment package to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Department of Defense last month announced that a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract has been awarded to Raytheon to refurbish radar for Taiwan's naval vessels ...

Taiwan's Navy conducts an open house in Hualien

Hualien (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Navy is in the midst of conducting an “Open House” event in Hualien Harbor lasting until Monday (April 1) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., as announced ...

Taiwan Navy’s 'Fleet of Friendship' will make Hualien port call for open house event

Hualien (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Navy has announced that it will be conducting an “Open House” event in Hualien Harbor on Sunday and Monday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on both days...