On May 27, 2022, the Military News Agency (MNA), operated by Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND), reported that Hsiung Feng II ASM was launched by an Anping-class Coast Guard ship, the Anping (CG -601).
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11 Apr 2022
According to local media, Taiwan's project to build the 4500-ton new generation frigate has been stalled due to budget issues.
04 Feb 2022
The Taiwanese navy (ROC Navy) provisioned a 43.1 billion New Taiwan Dollar (1.37 billion USD) budget to upgrade its 6 La Fayette type, Kang Ding-class, frigates from 2022.
31 Jan 2022
According to the latest Taiwanese cabinet report, the assembly of pressure hull blocks for the indigenous submarine is expected to be finished by the end of June 2022.
18 Jan 2022
On January 11, Taiwan's parliament approved a NT$236.95 billion (US$8.55 billion) special budget for weapons procurement.
30 Oct 2021
Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration (CGA) took delivery of its third Anping-class patrol vessel and launched the 4th ship of the class on October 28 2021.
10 Sep 2021
Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) submitted a budget proposal of NT$471.7 billion (US$17.05 billion) to the parliament for the procurement of defense systems on August 31.
30 Aug 2021
Taiwan's government has approved the 2022 national defense budget. The total defense budget for 2022 is estimated to be NT$372.6 billion (US$13.34 billion), a 3% increase from 2021.
09 Aug 2021
August 4, 2021, Taiwan’s defense ministry-own media, Military News Agency reported that CSBC Corporation held a steel cutting ceremony of ROC Navy’s new rescue and salvage ship (ARS).