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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...

Thai archival find may resolve fate of missing WWII US flyer

U-TAPAO, Thailand (AP) — The remains of an American airman who went missing in action in World War II may finally be on their way home, thanks to a chance discovery of records in flood-threatened arch...

Taiwan Air Force pilots start training with indigenous 'Brave Eagles'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pilots have started training on the indigenous “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT), the Air Force said Friday (May 6). The military ordered 66 Brave Ea...

2 South Korean air force planes collide and crash, killing 4

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two South Korean air force planes collided in mid-air during training and crashed near their base on Friday, killing all four people aboard the aircraft, officials said. ...

Taiwan president visits Air Force base in southeast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (Jan. 21) visited Zhihang Air Force Base in Taitung County, the future home of 66 F-16V jets procured from the United States. The...

Fighter jet makes emergency landing in Taiwan's Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An F-5 fighter jet was forced to make an emergency landing on Monday evening (Jan. 10) after a warning light for its landing gear lit up, according to the Air Force Comman...

Taiwan Air Force to receive 1st mass-produced Brave Eagle jet trainer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first mass-produced Brave Eagle advanced jet trainer will be officially handed over to the Air Force on Monday (Nov. 29). The aircraft, built by Aerospace Industria...

Taiwan fighter jet wreckage recovered for crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wreckage from the F-5E fighter jet that crashed into the sea last October was transported to the Port of Kaohsiung on Saturday (May 1), a day after it was retrieved. Th...

Taiwan recovers wreckage of crashed F-5E jet out of the sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A private company on Friday (April 30) recovered the wreckage of an F-5E jet which crashed into the sea off Taitung County last October, with the death of the pilot as a r...

Body of missing Taiwanese pilot found among reefs near Pingtung fishing harbor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of the missing pilot from the F-5E crash on March 22 has been found. Captain Pan Ying-chun (潘穎諄), who had been missing for weeks, was found by search and rescu...

All Taiwan Air Force jets back in air after crash except F-5E

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The F-5E is the only type of jet still not allowed to fly following thorough checks after a fatal mid-air collision on March 22, the Air Force said Tuesday (April 6). O...

'You left a gift for me to make me strong': Pilot's widow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After learning that her husband had passed, the widow of a Taiwanese fighter pilot who died in the line of duty on Monday (March 22) posted a message on social media expre...

1 pilot killed after 2 Taiwan F-5E fighter jets collide in mid-air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One pilot has died while the rescue mission is currently underway for the other pilot after their two Taiwan Air Force F-5E fighter jets collided and crashed into the ocea...

Taiwan tests first two indigenous Brave Eagle jet trainers to replace F-5s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC, 漢翔航空工業) was a passenger on board one of two indigenous “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Train...

Taiwan conducts inaugural test flight for second 'Brave Eagle' trainer jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The second domestically built Brave Eagle Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) successfully completed its inaugural flight on Saturday (Dec. 26). The Military News Agency on Satur...