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Combined Service Forces (CSF) / Combined Logistics Command

The Combined Service Forces (CSF), also termed the Combined Logistics Command, serves as the logistical command responsible for the production of ordinance, military maps, and communications equipment for Taiwan's Armed Forces. CSF also provides support and services commonly needed by all Armed Forces services, such as finance, surveying, engineering, rear echelon administration, and armament appraisal and testing.

CSF and CSIST have jointly developed the following weapons:

  • Tanks and armored vehicles: CM armored personnel carrier series have been developed and will continue to be mass-produced. Research and development of communication command vehicles, artillery observation vehicles and ambulances are on the way.
  • Artillery: XT86A1 howitzers, Type 2000 multi-barrel rockets, M32K1 tank gun, and 20mm T82F cannon have been developed and test fired. Some of them are in the process of production.
  • Small arms: 66mm T-85 launchers and 40mm T-85 howitzer launchers have been developed and test-fired. They are scheduled to be produced.
  • Other weapons: TC-85 20mm high-explosive ammunition, XTS-85 reflective sights, night vision monitoring system, soft bullet-proof vests have been developed and are in the process of production.

The factories of the Combined Logistics Command have the capacity for the development and production of light arms, artillery, ordnance, thermal cells, optical equipment, military maps, and communications equipment for Taiwan's Armed Forces. The Combined Logistics Command also provides support and services commonly needed by all Armed Forces services, such as finance, surveying, engineering, rear echelon administration, and armament appraisal and testing. 83 private satellite factories are contracted to produce parts and components for the Combined Logistics Command.




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