Taiwan began mass production of its Tuo Jiang-class missile corvettes on Friday. Photo: Handout

Taiwan begins mass production of home-grown missile corvettes, minelayers

  • Self-ruled island cannot match Beijing’s spending, but innovation can help it succeed in a one-sided military conflict, observers say
  • First of Tuo Jiang-class stealth warships expected to be ready by 2021
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Taiwan began mass production of its Tuo Jiang-class missile corvettes on Friday. Photo: Handout
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Anti-air missiles and anti-submarine rockets were used in Wednesday’s live-fire drill, the defence ministry says. Photo: CNA

Taiwan air-sea military drill simulates repelling invasion as Beijing threat persists

  • Live-fire drill is largest of its kind for five years, island’s defence ministry says
  • Drill forms part of Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang exercises
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Anti-air missiles and anti-submarine rockets were used in Wednesday’s live-fire drill, the defence ministry says. Photo: CNA
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