A Taiwan navy officer stands guard in front of a domestically produced mine-laying ship during an inauguration ceremony at a naval base in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Taiwan navy officer stands guard in front of a domestically produced mine-laying ship during an inauguration ceremony at a naval base in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Taiwan bolsters defences with minelaying ships

  • New vessels designed to lay small, powerful mines at high speed
  • Technology part of efforts to fend off attack from the mainland

Topic |   Taiwan
A Taiwan navy officer stands guard in front of a domestically produced mine-laying ship during an inauguration ceremony at a naval base in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Taiwan navy officer stands guard in front of a domestically produced mine-laying ship during an inauguration ceremony at a naval base in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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