ROCN – Taiwan – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships

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ROCS Tuo Chiang (2014) LOA 198′ TDISP 570 tons. Lead ship of a new class of up to 12 units, very heavy missile armament. Fast catamaran design.

ROCS Tuo Chiang PGG-618 model. Credit: Solomon203, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

ROCS Tuo Chiang Kaohsiung City 2021Tuo Chiang corvette Zuoying 2019Tuo Chiang corvette Zuoying 2020

Ching Chiang class LOA 201′ TDISP 580 tons (12 built, 1 retired, service since 1994)

Ching Chiang class patrol boats, 2012 Keelung. Credit: 玄史生, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Ching Chiang corvettes Zuoying 2017

Ching Chiang corvettes Zuoying 2019

Fast Attack Missile boats

Kuang Hua VI class LOA 112′ TDISP 170′ (30 active, service since 2003)

ROCS FACG-68 in exercises, ca. 2014. Credit: 玄史生, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Kuang Hua VI missile boats Zuoying 2019

Hai Ou class missile boats LOA 72′ TDISP 50 tons, first two units were Isreali Dvora-class fast patrol boat hulls, with 48 modified versions units built in Taiwan. They were fitted with the Hsiung Feng I Anti-Ship missiles, with distinctive large box launchers on the stern. Service 1977 to about 2012) All retired.

Hai Ou Class missile boats at Danshuei, ca. 2008. Credit: Changlc, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Hai Ou class missile boat zuoying 2017

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