Taiwan Military News, Reports, Data, etc.

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  1. Equation
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    So what about Taiwan? What ever happen to operation "retake the motherland"?
     
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    I'm trying to type as carefully as possible, this types of discussion could upset members or the mods.
    So here goes.
    I found the West position on this somewhat puzzling and frustrating.
    1st of all, the PRC (China) is a soverign country recognnised by the UN, and over 95% of the world as the soverign country known as China.
    The ROC (China, Taiwan) on the other hand is not recognised by the UN, and it is only recognised by a handful of countries.
    It (ROC) NEVER pretended to be another seperate country, it ALWAYS maintained it is the legitimate ruler of China!
    So the point is, if that's the case, isn't what the West's policy towards China (PRC) unfriendly to say the least.
    Because by defination of above, and both side claimed to the the legitimate government of China, then any outside countries are interferring with the internal affairs of a soverign country!
    As such, I find this hypocritical! As Chinese person, (and I think this is the point completely missed by most westerns), the situation in Taiwan, is a miscarriage of justice to ALL Chinese, no matter which side of the fence they are on. And as such, this is a CORE issue to all Chinese, and not just a pawn piece on the chessboard.
    But no matter, it is inevitable this situation must come to an end sometime, And it would only have one ending.
     
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    Guys ... please leave out any political posts!
     
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    what could be related is
    Taiwan breaks ground on new submarine construction facility https://navaltoday.com/2019/05/09/taiwan-breaks-ground-on-new-submarine-construction-facility/
     
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    US approved transfer of which technologies? The US hasn't built a diesel-electric submarine in decades!
    At best the US can serve as a conduit for the required technology.
    The Spanish did request for US help with the botched up S-80 submarine program I think. So which submarine is Taiwan going to develop?
     
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    TerraN_EmpirE Tyrant King

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    The US builds fire control systems, electric drives, life support systems, Torpedos and weapons suites, navigation and Sonar.
    No the US doesn't have a indigenous conventional sub but it has all the goodies you need to arm and outfit one.
     
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    I'll give it to you on the torpedos, weapon suites, fire control, life support systems, etc. But I would guess the electric drive, sonar, and other technologies might not be as easy to use without major modifications. The sonar for example, will have to be a lot smaller to fit into a diesel-electric. The propulsion drive will have similar issues.
    Not to say the technology does not exist, but it would have to be repurposed from regular marine diesel engines.
     
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    Sonar is always customized for the class of ship.
    As to the electric drive it's Generally also costom to the class. The U.S. makes smaller Diesel electric subs so it's not our out of the question.
     
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    now noticed
    Model of Taiwan's first indigenous submarine unveiled http://focustaiwan.tw/news/afav/201905090009.aspx#.XNYQzBYiuKw.twitter
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