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ADECS 2018: Taiwan pursues indigenous submarines

23rd January 2018 - 01:01 GMT | by Charles Au in Taipei

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The Republic of China Navy (ROCN) launched its Indigenous Defence Submarine (IDS) programme in 2016, the goal being to build eight submarines within a decade. According to officials, the IDS is the first priority for indigenous naval shipbuilding.

The preliminary design for the 2,000t submarine will be completed in ...

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