Marine Corps holds ceremony for fallen marine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In memory of Sergeant Amal Dakadu, who passed away on Sept. 16 from injuries during a Han Kuang training accident, the Marine Corps held a memorial ceremony on Friday (Sep...

Taiwan says missiles sufficient to survive Chinese saturation attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Sept. 21) denied reports that it lacked sufficient missile supplies to defend against a "saturation attack&...

Taiwan's missile inventory insufficient to counter Chinese attack: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military officials say the results of the Han Kuang 36 computer drills, which ended Friday (Sept. 18), point to an insufficient number of long-range missiles to counter a ...

Taiwan's military begins computer drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The computer component of the 36th Han Kuang military exercise kicked off Monday (Sept. 14). The drills will be conducted over five consecutive days, 24-hours each day,...

Army officer detained for attempting to sell China footage of Taiwanese drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Army lieutenant has been taken into custody for attempting to sell sensitive military data to China. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed the ca...

Army makes history with military drill in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th annual Han Kuang Exercise entered its fourth day on Thursday (July 16), with an anti-beach landing drill on Taichung’s Chia Nan beach featuring two military...

Chinese warplane enters Taiwan's ADIZ during live-fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwanese military was holding a live-fire artillery exercise, a Chinese warplane entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (July 16)....

Taiwan’s submarines hit targets with SUT torpedoes in Navy drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Navy Chien Lung-class submarines fired German surface and underwater target (SUT) heavyweight torpedoes in a drill off the coast of southeastern Taiwan on Wednes...

Taiwanese Army conducts defense drill at Tamsui River

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guandu Area Command on Tuesday afternoon (July 14) conducted a river defense exercise using various military hardware to deny the enemy from entering the Tamsui River....

Taiwan Navy chases Chinese spy ships away during war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy chased two Chinese spy ships away from Orchid Island off the southeast coast Wednesday morning (July 15) during the Han Kuang 36 war games in the area. The pro...

Taiwan's Air Force conducts drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the early hours of the second day of the 36th Han Kuang exercise, various types of aircraft took off from bases along Taiwan's west coast and flew to Hualien’...

Taiwan's Han Kuang military exercise gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang exercise started Monday (July 13) and will feature four historical firsts: the deployment of joint battalions, cooperative training of three special for...

Special forces teams to conduct joint drill during 36th Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military sources on Thursday (July 9) said the Military Police Command, National Police Agency, and Coast Guard will dispatch their own special forces to conduct joint ant...

Taiwan's defense ministry emphasizes combat readiness amid criticism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a video Tuesday night (July 7) in which it said that training is the daily routine of the country's armed forces, whose...

Taiwanese Navy rules out human, mechanical error in marine training accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lieutenant General Sun Chang-te (孫常德), director of political warfare at the Naval Command, said Monday (July 6) that a comprehensive assessment of Friday's marine trai...