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Taiwan military has conducted more than 11,000 air, maritime missions in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Oct. 5) mentioned in a report that in response to changes in the enemy’s situation, the military has dispatched air...

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'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,...

US will not send delegation to Taiwan's upcoming war games due to pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is reportedly not sending military personnel to Taiwan to observe the computer-aided war games scheduled for Sept. 14-18, citing the ongoing global pandemic. T...

Taiwan's military to begin simulations next week: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first military simulations under President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) second term will begin next week on Sept. 14, media reports said. The simulations will be held...

Photo of the Day: US tanker shown refueling Taiwan F-16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan, on Thursday (Aug. 27) shared a photo on Facebook showing a U.S. Air Force (USAF) tanker refuel...

US E-8C spy plane spotted south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sophisticated U.S. Air Force E-8C was spotted circling just off the southern tip of Taiwan on Tuesday (July 21) and was soon joined by two other American reconnaissance ...

Taiwan Army holds mock wartime press conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the 36th Han Kuang exercise, the Lieyu Island Garrison, which falls under the Army’s Kinmen Defense Command, held a mock wartime press conference on Thurs...

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...

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...

Taiwan's defense minister addresses training concerns after military mishap

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Yen Te-fa (嚴德發) said at a Ministry of National Defense (MND) internal meeting on Monday (July 6) that the military will not stop drills or lower its train...