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Taiwan wants fast-attack missile boats to counter China

Taiwan’s navy has submitted a request to the government for NT$33.6 billion (US$1 billion) to build 50-ton fast-attack missile boats, the Taiwan-based Central New Agency (CAN) reported. The missile-armed boats are part of an effort to strengthen Taiwan’s asymmetric warfare capabilities in the face of a growing military imbalance vis-a-vis China in the Taiwan Strait, […]