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Taiwan’s coast guard outlines 10-year buildup

29th August 2017 - 03:08 GMT | by Charles Au in Taipei

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Taiwan’s Executive Yuan approved the Coast Guard Administration’s TWD$50 billion ($1.7 billion) ‘Forward-looking Vessels Buildup Plan’ on 23 August, which will see 141 cutters – including 12 coast guard versions of the Tuo Chiang-class catamaran (pictured above) – join the fleet by 2027.

This major expansion plan ...

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