President Tsai Ing-wen said the made-in-Taiwan submarine was being rolled out “despite all the odds”. Photo: Reuters President Tsai Ing-wen said the made-in-Taiwan submarine was being rolled out “despite all the odds”. Photo: Reuters
President Tsai Ing-wen said the made-in-Taiwan submarine was being rolled out “despite all the odds”. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan starts building submarine fleet amid military threats from Beijing

  • Domestically developed vessels will have US combat systems, with the first to be delivered to the navy by 2025
  • President Tsai Ing-wen says it’s a ‘milestone’ for the defence industry and shows Taipei’s determination to safeguard sovereignty

Topic |   US-China relations
President Tsai Ing-wen said the made-in-Taiwan submarine was being rolled out “despite all the odds”. Photo: Reuters President Tsai Ing-wen said the made-in-Taiwan submarine was being rolled out “despite all the odds”. Photo: Reuters
President Tsai Ing-wen said the made-in-Taiwan submarine was being rolled out “despite all the odds”. Photo: Reuters
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