The Yushan amphibious transport vessel is launched in Kaohsiung on Tuesday. Photo: AP The Yushan amphibious transport vessel is launched in Kaohsiung on Tuesday. Photo: AP
The Yushan amphibious transport vessel is launched in Kaohsiung on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Taiwan

Taiwan launches amphibious transport dock to meet defence needs in South China Sea

  • The US$162 million vessel will be sent to Taipei-controlled islets in the disputed waterway, among other missions
  • President Tsai Ing-wen calls it another milestone for the island’s shipbuilding programme

Topic |   Taiwan
The Yushan amphibious transport vessel is launched in Kaohsiung on Tuesday. Photo: AP The Yushan amphibious transport vessel is launched in Kaohsiung on Tuesday. Photo: AP
The Yushan amphibious transport vessel is launched in Kaohsiung on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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