Northeast Asia | Taiwan's submarine mess deepens, new thinking needed

Taiwan’s submarine mess deepens, new thinking needed

Taiwan would be wise to consider alternative approaches to preserve some of the value and qualities of a stealthy submarine fleet

May 24, 2018 12:45 PM (UTC+8)
A file photo of one of the two Hai Lung class submarines in service with the Taiwanese Navy. These subs are old and badly in need of a major overhaul. Meanwhile, new subs would cost billions and take a decade to deliver. Photo: National Defense Ministry of Taiwan
A file photo of one of the two Hai Lung class submarines in service with the Taiwanese Navy. These subs are old and badly in need of a major overhaul. Meanwhile, new subs would cost billions and take a decade to deliver. Photo: National Defense Ministry of Taiwan
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