Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen disembarks after inspecting a ship during the naming ceremony for the Ta Jiang corvette. Photo: EPA-EFE Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen disembarks after inspecting a ship during the naming ceremony for the Ta Jiang corvette. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen disembarks after inspecting a ship during the naming ceremony for the Ta Jiang corvette. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Taiwan launches ‘carrier killer’ corvette as it strengthens defences against mainland China attack

  • The Ta Jiang is armed with anti-ship missiles and stealth technology that will allow it take out much larger vessels
  • The domestically produced warship, along with a new high-speed minelayer, are part of a programme to develop the island’s asymmetric warfare capacity

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen disembarks after inspecting a ship during the naming ceremony for the Ta Jiang corvette. Photo: EPA-EFE Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen disembarks after inspecting a ship during the naming ceremony for the Ta Jiang corvette. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen disembarks after inspecting a ship during the naming ceremony for the Ta Jiang corvette. Photo: EPA-EFE
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