Speculation over joint US-Taiwan naval drills emerges before Nov. elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director-General of the National Security Bureau (NSB), Peng Sheng-chu (彭勝竹), stated in the Legislative Yuan on Nov. 1, that Chinese military activity throughout the S...

US offers 'robust' support for Taiwan's defense and security: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, spoke at the two day U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference held in the state of Maryland earlier ...

Taiwan military should prepare for battle it cannot afford to lose: Pentagon official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s military needs to adapt its thinking and strategy in order to prepare for an eventual battle with an enemy which spends more and fields troops faster, a senior of...

Promoting security and economic cooperation a priority in building stronger Taiwan-US ties: AIT director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At his first press conference held Wednesday after assuming the position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in August, Brent Christensen specified that ...

Taiwan defense strategy built on dual-development system: official

Taiwan's national defense will be built on a dual-development system that focuses on both indigenous system development and foreign arms sales, Vice Minister of Defense Chang Guan-chung (張冠群) said...

Another US-Taiwan arms deal expected by end of year: US-Taiwan Business Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the US-Taiwan Business Council Rupert Hammond-Chambers said that another arms deal between Taiwan and the U.S. could be expected before the end of the year, r...

First day of 2018 US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference commences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference commences today (Oct. 29) in Maryland. Taiwan’s Deputy Defense Minister Chang Chang-kuan (長張冠) led a delegation t...

Taiwan Dep. Minister of National Defense to attend US Defense Industry Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite previous reports that Taiwan’s Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) was looking forward to attending a U.S. Defense Industry Conference in Maryland ...

Minister of Nat. Defense expected to attend US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second U.S. Defense Industry Conference for 2018 has been scheduled for Oct. 28-30 in Annapolis, Maryland, and Taiwanese Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) ...

An ambitious future planned for defense shipbuilding in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the key strategic areas discussed at the Taiwan-U.S. Defense Business Forum in Kaohsiung on May 10 was Taiwan's shipbuilding industry. During the talks Liu S...

Taiwan-U.S. Defense Business Forum focuses on Taiwan's self-defense

Kaohsiung (CNA) - The inaugural Taiwan-United States Defense Business Forum took place Thursday in Kaohsiung, featuring local and international representatives in the defense industry in an attempt to...

'Made in Taiwan' weapons systems showcased at Malaysian defense conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) is impressing representatives of the world’s defense industries at the Defense Servic...

US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference to be held in Taiwan for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time the 16-year history of the U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference, the military manufacturer convention will be held in Taiwan this year in May, according t...

Taiwan, U.S. sign MOU on defense affairs

Princeton, New Jersey, Oct. 18 (CNA) Taiwan Defense Industry Association head Han Pi-hsiang (韓碧祥) and U.S.-Taiwan Business Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers (韓儒伯) signed a memorandum of unders...

Pentagon official proposes four defense strategies for Taiwan

A Pentagon official proposed four strategies for Taiwan to beef up its defense capabilities in the face of a growing military threat from China, including making efforts to prioritize national defense...