Taiwan reports progress in new indigenous fighter development

by Alessandra Giovanzanti

Taiwan is conducting research to indigenously develop a next-generation fighter aircraft for the Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF), Art Chang, president of the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), said on 15 April, according to the state-owned Central News Agency (CNA).

Replying to a question asked by a lawmaker during a session of the Legislative Yuan (Taiwan’s Parliament), Chang confirmed that work on the new platform is currently in the first stage of research and development (R&D), with work being conducted concurrently on the aircraft’s engine and overall design.

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