Members of Taiwan’s navy attend the inauguration ceremony of the Ta Chiang corvette in Yilan county on September 9, 2021. Photo: AFP Members of Taiwan’s navy attend the inauguration ceremony of the Ta Chiang corvette in Yilan county on September 9, 2021. Photo: AFP
Members of Taiwan’s navy attend the inauguration ceremony of the Ta Chiang corvette in Yilan county on September 9, 2021. Photo: AFP
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Taiwan navy commissions stealth missile corvette to aid asymmetric war strategy against Beijing

  • The ‘carrier killer’ Ta Jiang was commissioned alongside a high-speed minelayer, both produced by Lung Teh Shipbuilding Company
  • Taiwan’s navy has proposed a budget of US$1.5 billion for the next financial year, including an allocation to upgrade six frigates

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Members of Taiwan’s navy attend the inauguration ceremony of the Ta Chiang corvette in Yilan county on September 9, 2021. Photo: AFP Members of Taiwan’s navy attend the inauguration ceremony of the Ta Chiang corvette in Yilan county on September 9, 2021. Photo: AFP
Members of Taiwan’s navy attend the inauguration ceremony of the Ta Chiang corvette in Yilan county on September 9, 2021. Photo: AFP
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