Taiwan National Non-Nuclear Submarine Design and Construction Program

On November 24, 2020, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in the presence of the President of the Republic of China, Tsai Ing-wen, the opening ceremony of the shipyard for the construction of nationally developed submarines was held.

The Taiwan National Non-Nuclear Submarine Design and Construction Program is maintained by the National Zhongshan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) with technical assistance from the United States.
Directly the construction of eight diesel-electric submarines, the first of which is expected to enter service by 2025, is entrusted to the shipbuilding company CSBC Corp. Taiwan.