Reuters reveals Taiwan’s friends aiding its secretive submarine project as China menaces the Island - Reuters News Agency
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Reuters reveals Taiwan’s friends aiding its secretive submarine project as China menaces the Island

Taipei has stealthily sourced technology, components, and talent from at least seven nations to help it build an underwater fleet with the potential to exact a heavy toll on any Chinese attack, a Reuters investigation has found. Taiwan had tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China – but there were no takers. Now, as China under President Xi Jinping steps up its military intimidation of Taiwan, an array of foreign submarine-technology vendors, with the approval of their governments, are aiding a secretive program to build subs in Taiwan.


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Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
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Sectors: Aerospace & Defence
Regions: Asia
Countries: Taiwan
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