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Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2019. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 18...

Taiwan's Tien-Kung III missile modified for ship-based launch platforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Navy has reportedly succeeded in modifying the domestically produced Tien-Kung III (天弓三型) missile system, also known as the Sky Bow III, to be deployable on ...

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...

Six Taiwanese shipbuilders capable of making assault vessels, says Navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In response to legislators’ concern about the capability and human resources of Taiwanese shipyards, the Navy Command said on Friday (April 26) that six domestic shipy...

Taiwan MND confirms plans for 45 micro-class missile assault boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) confirmed Taiwan has commissioned a fleet of 45 domestically made micro-class missile assault boats (微型飛彈突擊艇) at a cost of NT...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2018. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 19...

Taiwan Navy proposes NT$31.6 billion for fast attack missile boats

The Navy has submitted a request for NT$31.6 billion (US$1.02 billion) to build 50-ton fast attack missile boats, as part of the national annual defense budget which was submitted for legislative revi...

Counter-amphibious landing operation held in Taichung

A counter-amphibious landing operation involving personnel from tri-service forces was held in Taichung Tuesday to test the Armed Forces' combat readiness. Staged at the Dajia rivermouth, the l...

Could China pull off a 'flash invasion' of Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In his latest article posted in The Diplomat, American researcher Ian Easton assesses the likelihood of a Chinese "flash invasion" of Taiwan. In an article publi...

Taiwan Navy begins research into fleet of 60 'stealth mini-missile boats'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a new effort to use asymmetric warfare to counter an invasion by China, Taiwan is going ahead with research into the feasibility of building a large fleet of small warships...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2017. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, ...