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Taiwan’s Navy on Tuesday accepted a prototype of the island’s first self-developed stealth missile corvette, days after U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law a bill authorizing the sale of four Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan.

Described by Taiwanese media as a “carrier killer,” the 500-ton corvette Tuo Jiang is a twin-hull vessel constructed by Taiwanese shipbuilding company Lung Teh.

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