Date: 23 APRIL 2020
According to Lungteh Shipbuilding, the vessels have a full load displacement of 347 tons, a length of 41 meters, a width of 8.8 meters and a draft of 1.7 meters. The vessels can reach a maximum speed of 14 knots.
The vessel armament's comprises of a 20mm T75 gun mount (as the main gun) and two T74 machine guns (manned 7.62×51 mounts).
The Republic of China Navy plans to begin accepting the 3rd and 4th minelayers in 2021. The first mine-laying vessel is expected to be delivered this year, according to plans. [FULL STORY]