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Taiwan-made guided missile corvette fires Sea Sword II missile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Navy vessel known as an “aircraft carrier killer” fired new domestically made Sea Sword II missiles as a test, reports said Thursday (Dec. 2). The Ta Chia...

Meeting near Russian border, NATO weighs response to Moscow's military maneuvers

"We're the ones that keep other people awake at night": That's the impact US Marine Corps Brigadier General Simon Doran hopes this massive show of NATO power has on Russian military ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2021. There are 36 days left in the year. Today is Thanksgiving. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

Georgia regents: No college name changes over racial history

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's public university system won't rename any of the 75 buildings or colleges an internal committee had recommended for changes mostly because of their association with slavery, s...

Turkey, Spain discuss sale of aircraft carrier, submarine

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his country hopes to increase defense cooperation with NATO ally Spain through the purchase of a second aircraft carrie...

UK F35 fighter jet crashes in Med, pilot ejects safely

LONDON (AP) — An F35 jet from a British aircraft carrier crashed in an undisclosed location in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday morning, the Ministry of Defense said, adding that the jet’s British p...

Relative of elderly victim testifies at Texas murder trial

DALLAS (AP) — One of the 18 older women a man is charged with killing in the Dallas area over a two-year span ran a restaurant in Vietnam before leaving on a helicopter as Saigon fell and was a gener...

China's new aircraft carrier features advanced systems nearly matching US tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s newest aircraft carrier, which is outfitted with technology almost on par with American carriers, could be launched as soon as February next year. A Cente...

Defense report outlines China's major military threats towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In its latest defense report released on Tuesday (Nov. 9), Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) outlined the major military threats China poses to the democrati...

France flexes muscle, puts warship in eastern Mediterranean

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — France showcased its military muscle Monday with a tour of its new frigate Auvergne in the eastern Mediterranean, seeking to underscore what the ship's captain said was the impo...

Satellite images show China built mock-ups of US warships

BEIJING (AP) — Satellite images show China has built mock-ups of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and destroyer in its northwestern desert, possibly for practice for a future naval clash as tensions rise ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2021. There are 53 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 8, 2...

China: Satellites find mock-ups of US ships at target range

Satellite imaging has discovered what appear to be full-scale replicas of US warships in a Chinese desert, agencies reported on Monday. Images taken last month by US-based company Maxar Technologies ...

UK's HMS Elizabeth stops in Mumbai en route from Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the HMS Queen Elizabeth’s major port stop in Mumbai is evidence of her country’s Indo-Pacific strategy in acti...

South Korea space rocket test prompts fear of arms race with North

Shortly after 5 p.m. local time (0800 UTC) on Thursday, South Korea launched its first domestically produced rocket from the Naro Space Center in the northeastern county of Goheung. All three stages ...