ADECS 2018: Taiwan pursues indigenous submarines
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 ...
Want to read more?
Premium news content is only available to Shephard Plus subscribers or Online News subscribers
It is ‘very hard to fit' the Southeast Asian region into the definition of an arms race, according to discussions at the maritime security section ...
India is extremely wary of the maritime inroads that China is making into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). Indeed, some analysts are alleging that China ...
Simon Williams speaks with Shephard about ADECS 2018 show highlights and looking forward to next year's event.
Most countries in the ASEAN region have a local shipbuilding industry – Vietnam, for example, has the fifth largest such industry in the world – ...
South Korea is airing ambitions to form a nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) fleet and the eventual commissioning of such boats is being described as ‘politically inevitable’. ...
Shephard speaks with key industry analysts on the challenges and facing the waters surrounding Asia-Pacific and how both navies and coast guards are combating these difficulties.