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Asymmetric warfare does not equal asymmetric weapons

Recent reports coming out of the White House, Department of State (DOS), and Department of Defense (DOD) stated that Taiwan should focus weapons purchases on “asymmetric weapons.” This art...

US officials advise Taiwan to adhere to asymmetric strategy to deter Chinese attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. officials are urging Taiwan to adhere to an asymmetric defense strategy to ward off a Chinese attack. Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Washington has been re...

Taiwan military sees possible delay in Stinger deliveries from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan might face delays in receiving American-made portable Stinger missile launchers beyond 2026 after confirmation that the arrival of self-propelled howitzers would be...

Facebook photos show Taiwan Army officers undergoing Abrams training in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Facebook page for the U.S. Army Armor Basic Officer Leader Course released images posted on Tuesday (April 19) showing Taiwan Army officers participating in training o...

Live updates: Man detained at site of Lviv rocket attacks

LVIV, Ukraine — The governor of the Lviv region says a man was detained on suspicion of espionage at the site of one of the two rocket attacks that rattled the city on Saturday. Maks...

Taiwan to receive first two Abrams tanks in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to receive its first two U.S.-made M1A2T tanks by June 30. The two newly built tanks will be handed over in the U.S., where Taiwanese Army officers will l...

Senate gives final approval to Ukraine aid, huge budget bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $13.6 billion emergency package of military and humanitarian aid for besieged Ukraine and its European allies easily won final congressional approval, hitching a ride on a governme...

Senate gives final approval to Ukraine aid, huge budget bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $13.6 billion emergency package of military and humanitarian aid for besieged Ukraine and its European allies easily won final congressional approval Thursday, hitching a ride on a...

Taiwan Army to transfer older vehicles to reserve forces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) has announced that the Army plans to transfer older vehicles to reserve forces once all the M1A2T Abrams tanks purchased from the U....

Taiwan Army to construct bunkers for new Abrams tanks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of preparations to receive its first batch of U.S.-made M1A2T Abrams tanks in 2024, the Taiwan Army will begin to build bunkers next year to increase the survivabi...

Photo of the Day: Artist sketches M1A2T for Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To celebrate Taiwan's National Day (Oct. 10), a Taiwanese artist drew this intricate illustration of an M1A2T Abrams tank. Thomas Chen (陳安平), 25, who is a Taiwanese...

Taiwan president highlights new tank purchases after fatal tank accident

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday the military is planning the purchase of the most advanced tanks to speed up the pace at which it replaces old models while remembering a soldier killed in a t...

Taiwan makes moves to bolster its military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been making moves to revamp its military in the face of increased military threats and posturing from China. Talking to the New York Times, Wang Ting-yu (王定宇...

Taiwan tells China it can protect itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to recent Chinese threats, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) in a video released Thursday (Aug. 20) warned China not to underestimate the countr...

US boosts Taiwan’s status without recognizing sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States has recently taken several high-profile actions to strengthen relations with Taiwan and bolster its international standing. According to the New York ...