Some of its smaller patrol boats have also been equipped with the missiles, which are designed to cruise at a speed of Mach 2, or twice the speed of sound, with a range of up to 130 kilometres, the newspaper said.
The defence ministry declined to comment on the report.
The China Times said the navy plans to deploy 120 such missiles – dubbed ‘aircraft carrier killers’ by their developer – in a project costing an estimated Tw$12 billion (US$400 million).
The missiles were first unveiled by Taiwan in August…
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