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Taiwan’s defense capabilities are better than suggested

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) Annual Report 2021 was published this week and, on the face of it, made for pretty grim reading. Whereas last year, the report...

New Taiwanese warship to be commissioned into Navy on Sept. 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newest Tuo Chiang-class corvette, the Ta Chiang, will be commissioned on Sept. 9 at Suao Port on September 9. A ceremony will be held that day to celebrate the ship...

New warship to be handed over to Taiwan Navy Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military personnel have announced that the latest Tuo Chiang-class corvette, the Ta Chiang, has completed operational evaluations and will be handed over to the ...

Military analyst praises Taiwan Navy's new corvette for its survivability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) analyst Shu Hsiao-huang (舒孝煌) has described Taiwan’s new Tuo Chiang-class corvette as "mobile, stea...

Taiwan Navy to deploy new air defense missile system in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Sea Sword II air defense missile system has passed live-fire trials, completed operational evaluations, and is ready to be deployed on Taiwan Navy ships by August. ...

Chinese chopper perfect target for Taiwan's 'aircraft carrier killer'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media on Wednesday (Dec. 16) claimed that its Z-9 helicopter can sink Taiwan's newly launched "aircraft carrier killer" corvette, but it failed...

Taiwan launches 'aircraft carrier killer' corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Navy on Tuesday (Dec. 15) launched its first heavily armed corvette, nicknamed the "aircraft carrier killer" (航母殺手) due to its armament of subsonic ...

Taiwan Navy to launch first Tuo Chiang corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first of the Taiwanese Navy’s Tuo Chiang-class guided missile corvettes, nicknamed the "aircraft carrier killer" will be launched in Yilan on Monday (D...

Taiwan military announces results of Hsiung Feng III missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsiung Feng III missile only needs 71 seconds to destroy a target at a distance of 47 kilometers, Taiwan’s military news agency said Friday (June 7). The resu...

Taiwan starts building missile corvettes and minelayers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan took a new step in its domestic defense program Friday (May 24) by beginning to build three Tuo Chiang-class missile corvettes and four rapid mine-laying ships ...

Taiwanese domestic shipbuilder gets bid to build 11 corvettes, 4 minelayers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Military officials on Sunday (Dec. 2) announced domestic ship maker Lung Teh Shipbuilding (龍德造船) has won the bid to mass produce 11 Tuo Chiang-class corvettes and four minelaye...