Taiwanese shipyard Jong Shyn Shipbuilding launched a new 600 tons patrol vessel for the Coast Guard on 27 April 2020. Based on the ROC Navy catamaran corvette, the new patrol vessel can be fitted with up to 16x anti-ship missiles.
Tag Archives : Taiwan
22 May 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Taiwan of eighteen MK 48 Mod6 Advanced Technology (AT) Heavyweight Torpedoes (HWT) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $180 million. But which ROC Navy Submarines are set to get these torpedoes ?
21 Apr 2020
A keel laying ceremony was held on April 17 at Taiwanese shipbuilder Lungteh Shipbuilding for the 3rd and 4th Min Jiang-class mine laying ships. The vessels are being built for the Republic of China (ROC) Navy.
17 Apr 2020
The Republic of China Navy (ROC Navy, Taiwan) has started a program to upgrade the decoy launchers aboard its French-built Kang Ding-class frigates. Following the upgrade, the DAGAIE MK2 launchers will be able to deploy next gen countermeasures which will better protect the vessels against modern anti-ship missiles.
18 Aug 2019
The latest Taiwanese naval projects were showcased at the 2019 Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE) which was held this week in Taiwan: A new LPD project, a mine-laying ship and the flight II of the well known Tuo Chiang-class corvette.
02 Aug 2019
The Republic of China (RoC - Taiwan) Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a video showing some of the live fire missile drill conducted this week.
26 May 2019
Taiwan started construction on three new catamaran corvettes and four mine layers in an effort to boost its naval forces.
25 Apr 2019
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) Floréal-class surveillance frigate Vendémiaire (F734) crossed the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, Reuters revealed yesterday.