Raytheon-NASAMS

Air Defence Reawakens

Published in the September/October 2020 Issue - There is renewed urgency to provide air defence systems that not only work in isolation, but can...

Taiwan launches improved ‘carrier killer’ corvette, commissions new minelayer

The Republic of China Navy (RoCN) has launched a new guided missile corvette and commissioned a new minelaying vessel at a ceremony presided by...
Taiwan-IDS

Taiwan commences indigenous submarine construction

Taiwan has formally started construction of the first indigenous diesel-electric submarine (SSK) for the Republic of China Navy (RoCN) following a launch ceremony at...
SeaGuardian UAV -- GA-ASI

US approves sale of SeaGuardian UAVs to Taiwan

The US State Department has approved the sale of four “weapons ready” MQ-9B SeaGuardian medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan, the...
Lockheed Martin ATACMS

US approves ground and air-launched precision missile package to Taiwan

The US Department of State has approved several requests by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) for stand-off...
RoCAF-F-CK1-Taiwan-MND-1

Taiwan shows off indigenous stand-off ground attack missiles amid Beijing bluster

The Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) took the opportunity to highlight its indigenously developed Wan Chien air-launched land attack cruise missile during an...

Taiwan quietly testing possible shipborne UAV

Taiwan’s Formosa TV News Network has captured video imagery of an unidentified unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) being tested by the National Chung-Shan Institute of...
T-5 Brave Eagle

Taiwan’s Brave Eagle advanced jet trainer takes off

Taiwan’s indigenously developed T-5 Yong Yīng (Brave Eagle) advanced jet trainer (AJT) destined for Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) service has performed its...
MK 48

Heavyweight Torpedo FMS Order Approved for Taiwan

The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 18 Lockheed Martin MK 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology (AT) heavyweight torpedoes...
Taiwan-Coastguard

Taiwan launches new missile-capable coastguard vessel

The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration’s (CGA’s) first 600-tonne catamaran-hull patrol vessel, Anping (CG601), was launched at shipbuilder Lung Teh’s shipyard in the southern port...

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