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Taiwan public visits corvette, amphibious landing platform dock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy for the first time allowed the public to visit its Yushan amphibious transport dock and Ta Chiang “aircraft carrier killer” in Kaohsiung City Saturday...

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...

Taiwan Navy to acquire 2nd guided missile corvette next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy is expected to take delivery next week of the second Tuo Chiang-class guided missile corvette, also known as an “aircraft carrier killer,” reports sai...

Taiwan Navy to acquire 3rd guided missile corvette by end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy’s third Tuo Chiang-class guided missile corvette, also known as an “aircraft carrier killer,” will take to the water by the end of December, rep...

China launches third aircraft carrier, named after province opposite Taiwan

China launched its third aircraft carrier on Friday, the Fujian, named after the province opposite self-ruled Taiwan, sending a statement of intent to rivals as it modernises its military. Presiden...

'You've got 25 seconds': US Navy vet on intercepting Chinese hypersonic missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is a renewed focus on hypersonic missiles among military strategists after reports Russia recently used the weapons against Ukraine and China tested a nuclear-capabl...

Taiwan Navy drills feature Ta Chiang guided-missile corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Navy drills ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday featured the indigenous Ta Chiang corvette showing off its air defense and anti-ship capabilities for the first time, repor...

Taiwan-made guided missile corvette fires Sea Sword II missile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Navy vessel known as an “aircraft carrier killer” fired new domestically made Sea Sword II missiles as a test, reports said Thursday (Dec. 2). The Ta Chia...

China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

(Reuters) - Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of a new type of warfare that China is waging against Taiwan. China’s weapon? Sand. On a chilly morning in late J...

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...

China fires 'carrier killer,' 'Guam killer' missiles in retaliation for U-2 flyover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an apparent retaliation for the flight of a U.S. spy plane over a no-fly zone the previous day, China on Wednesday (Aug. 26) reportedly launched two missiles into the S...