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Taiwan conducts military exercise in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense carried out a military exercise off the east coast of Taiwan on Tuesday morning (March 24), just a few days after Chinese and American for...

66 new fighter jets to arrive in Taiwan by 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (Nov. 12) reported on the budget for the country's acquisition of 66 F-16V Block 70/72 fighter aircraft at the Leg...

Trump pushes forward with sale of F-16V warplanes despite China complaints

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After numerous delays, the Trump administration is again moving ahead with the sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, despite renewed trade talks with Beijing over the U.S.-C...

F-16V sale to bolster Taiwan's ability to deter Chinese threats: US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver said on Tuesday (April 16) that the U.S. sold fighter jets to Taiwan to bolster...

US think tank urges support for Taiwan, sanctions on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Think tank researcher Rick Fisher said on Tuesday (April 16) the U.S. ought to criticize China more directly and encourage other democratic nations to condemn its actions....

President Tsai insists Taiwan not intimidated by Beijing threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday (April 16) that Taiwan’s military has the capacity and determination to defend the country, and will not allow coercion to ...

MOFA refutes claims Trump put hold on F-16 fighter jet sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) denies that U.S. President Donald Trump has temporarily shelved plans to sell Taiwan F16-V fighter jets until a trade deal ...

Taiwan plans purchase of 66 F-16V fighter jets: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s military has abandoned its plan to buy a number of F-35 fighter jets from the U.S., and will instead continue to consider a potential purchase of 66 F-16V f...

German plane lands in Greece after bomb threat

A German passenger jet was forced to land in Greece on Thursday after reporting a bomb threat. Condor Airways confirmed to DW that flight DE69 from Egypt's Hurghada to Dusseldorf made an unschedu...

President Tsai supervises military exercises in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The armed forces of Taiwan held an exercise on Taiwan’s East Coast, near the Su’ao naval base in Yilan County on Friday, April 13. The exercise takes place ...

New anti-submarine aircraft added to Taiwan's military forces

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced the replacement of the country’s S-2 Tracker (S-2T) anti-submarine aircraft with the Lockheed P-3C (P-3C) aircraft at...

Taiwan conducts massive anti air raid military exercise after China aircraft circumvented the island twice in two weeks

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed on Wednesday the Armed Forces are holding island-wide air raid defense military drills after Chinese military aircraft circumvented Taiwan t...

US-Taiwan Luke Air Force Base partnership faces headwinds

Local media has reported that a decades-long partnership that sends Taiwanese F-16 fighter pilots to be trained at Luke Air Force Base is facing headwinds as the base is being converted to serve as a ...