Taiwan considers all options for new jets from the U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - All options are on the table for the new fighter jets from the United States, the Ministry of National Defense said Thursday in response to media reports saying Taiwan wanted to...

US Congress approves US$330 million arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A US$330 million arms package for Taiwan gained U.S. congressional approval by passing a 30-day review process without meeting any opposition by midnight on Wednesday (Oct. 24)...

Lockheed announces Taiwan order for F-16 sniper targeting pods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 26 Lockheed Martin announced that Taiwan has placed a delivery order with the company for 18 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP). The ATPs will be an equipmen...

Taiwan allocates more cash for F-16 overhaul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense will add an additional NT$10.6 billion (US$340 million) to improve the performance and safety of its F-16 fighter aircraft fleet,...

Taiwan begins testing upgraded F-16V fighters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This week in Taichung, the Ministry of Defense (MND) started testing on the air force’s newest F-16 Viper fighter jets that have undergone modernization upgrades as ...

Taiwan earns money off Korean fighter jet purchase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea’s recent purchase of F-16V fighter jets will put money into American and Taiwanese pockets. Taiwan and the United States were the initial investors of...

First fighter jets start F-16V 'Viper' upgrade program

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Senior military officials revealed that the first squadron of aging F-16 fighters jets will today begin undergoing the F-16V upgrade program in Taiwan, which will enable it to ...