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Seoul says North Korea tested possible submarine missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired at least one ballistic missile into the sea in what South Korea’s military described as a weapon likely designed for submarine-based launches, ma...

Construction of Taiwan's first domestically produced submarine to begin in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a Cabinet budget report, construction of the nation’s first domestic submarine has reached a new stage and the keel will be laid in November. Militar...

Taiwan begins construction of indigenous submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Nov. 24) vowed to protect the nation’s sovereignty at a ceremony marking the start of production on Taiwan’s first dom...

US government approves equipment for Taiwan's submarine production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Navy said Sunday (Nov. 22) that two items of equipment required to manufacture a submarine have been approved by the U.S. and contracts signed with the Ameri...

Taiwan Navy announces submarine production will begin this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To dispel recent reports that the nation’s endeavor to produce its own submarines has been postponed, the Taiwanese Navy on Monday (Nov. 2) stated that its domestic ...

Foreign minister says arms sales symbolize US commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the U.S. sale of torpedoes to Taiwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) stated on Thursday (May 21) this demonstrated U.S. support for Taiwan'...

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 president launches submarine project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) boarded one of the Navy’s submarines in Kaohsiung Tuesday to witness a simulated torpedo launch while also launching the country’s...