Lung Teh Shipbuilding lays keels of two minelayers for RoCN

Photo: RoCN

Lung Teh Shipbuilding of Taiwan has laid the keels for two future minelaying vessels for the Republic of China Navy (RoCN).

Each vessel will have a length of 41 metres, a beam of 8.8 metres, a speed of 14 knots, and armament consisting of a 20-millimetre cannon and two 7.62-millimetre machine guns.

The vessels will be the final two of four in a series ordered for the RoCN. The first unit is scheduled to be completed and delivered in 2021.

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