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Ukrainian leaders: Stay calm, Russian invasion not imminent

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leaders sought Tuesday to reassure the nation that an invasion from neighboring Russia was not imminent, even as they acknowledged the threat is real and received a ship...

US orders 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia worry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert to potentially deploy to Europe as part of a NATO “response force” amid growing concern that Russia could soon make a military move ...

US orders 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia worry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert Monday to potentially deploy to Europe as part of a NATO “response force” amid growing concern that Russia could s...

UAE says it intercepted 2 ballistic missiles over Abu Dhabi

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates intercepted two ballistic missiles claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels over the skies of Abu Dhabi early Monday, authorities said, the second a...

Russia tensions: NATO bolsters deployments, angering Kremlin

The NATO defense alliance on Monday said it was dispatching additional fighter jets and ships to Eastern Europe amid tensions with Russia. The move could escalate tensions in the Ukraine-Russia cris...

US trying to speed delivery of F-16Vs to Taiwan amid increased China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is seeking to accelerate delivery of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan as China continues to ratchet up warplane incursions into the country's air defense identifi...

Taiwan’s F-16V jets up in the air again after fatal crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force’s F-16V jets were cleared to join action against Chinese military aircraft intruding into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) followi...

Taiwan president to skip LNY red envelopes due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will break a tradition this Lunar New Year and not hand out red envelopes to the public due to the expanding COVID-19 outbreak, the Presidenti...

Taiwan's fleet of F-16s to resume flights Jan. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's F-16 jet fighters will resume flights on Wednesday, (Jan. 20), the Air Force said Tuesday (Jan. 18). The entire fleet of F-16s was grounded after one crash...

Taiwan military searching for downed F-16V's black box

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A private company commissioned by the military is now looking for the downed F-16V’s flight data recorder as salvage operations at the crash site continue. The Fo...

President orders Taiwan defense ministry to investigate cause of F-16 crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has instructed the Ministry of Defense (MND) to find the cause of last week's F-16 crash and to assist the pilot’s family. Presid...

Poland's military not concerned about database leak

Poland's Defense Ministry on Friday brushed off a database leak listing the country's military equipment. Onet.pl, which first reported the leak, said it included 1.75 million records listing...

Poland: huge military data leak has only public information

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Defense Ministry said Friday that a massive leak from a military equipment database includes only publicly available information and is not harmful. T...

Remains of F-16V pilot found in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Suspected remains of the crashed F-16V pilot were found by search and rescue teams on Thursday (Jan. 13). During a training exercise off Chiayi County's Dongshi Tow...

Shoddy JF-17 fighters throw doubt on quality of Chinese-made jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to China’s state media narrative, the country’s modern aircraft are the best in the world, yet Pakistan’s experience with the Chinese-made JF-1...