ROC – Taiwan – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

Corvettes and Patrol Ships

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Corvettes

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.

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

Tuo Chiang corvette Zuoying 2019Tuo Chiang corvette Zuoying 2020

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

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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)

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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.

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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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