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Taiwan-made combat drone completes 10-hour test flight around ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's indigenous unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) Teng Yun 2 set a record for duration as it circumnavigated the country's air defense identification zone ...

Taiwan kicks off map-based wargames portion of Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s Han Kuang simulations will be map-based, rather than be conducted on a computer, and will include scenarios drawn from the Russia-Ukraine war, the Minist...

Taiwan's military, US National Guard look to formalize training program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has proposed that Taiwan join a state-based program with its National Guard, enabling the Taiwanese military to be involved in joint training exercises. This w...

US destroyer passes through Taiwan Strait, 9th time under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. destroyer sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday (Sept. 17), marking the ninth time an American warship has done so this year. The U.S. Navy Seventh Fleet is...

Taiwan jets fight off simulated enemy on final day of Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force conducted a counterattack drill on Friday (Sept. 17), the last day of the Han Kuang military exercise, which involved Indigenous Defense Fighters (IDF) drivi...

Taiwan conducts multiple counterattack drills around nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Han Kuang 37 live-fire exercise entered its fourth day on Thursday (Sept. 16) and saw multiple drills held around the nation simulating an enemy invasion. In Taiwan...

Taiwan Army conducts nighttime drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military conducted a nighttime tactical drill early Tuesday morning (Sept. 14) in Hualien County as part of this year’s Han Kuang Exercise. At 4 a.m., the Arm...

Taiwan kicks off annual Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Han Kuang 37 live-fire exercise kicked off Monday morning (Sept. 13) after Taiwan’s Joint Operations Command Center gave the order. The five-day wargames, whi...

Taiwan-made drones to be deployed in upcoming Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second-generation Teng Yun unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), developed by the National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), has been conducting extens...

Taiwan Air Force conducts rehearsal drill ahead of Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force on Monday (Sept. 6) conducted a takeoff and landing rehearsal drill ahead of the annual Han Kuang exercise. Monday's drill began at 5 a.m. in Pingtung...

Taiwan simultaneously holds 2 military drills in Hengchun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military has been conducting exercises on the east and west coast of the Hengchun Peninsula. On the east coast, at the Jiupeng military base, the Aviation an...

Taiwan Army holds live-fire artillery drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s 21st Artillery Command on Wednesday (Aug. 11) conducted live-fire drills in central Taiwan as part of an inspection. After performing tactical maneuver...

Taiwan's Han Kuang wargames to proceed in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military officials said on Monday (Aug. 2) that the Han Kuang 37 exercise is tentatively scheduled to last from September 13-17. The live-fire war games were originally...

Military police armed with rocket launchers patrol near Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military police in Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and motorbikes carrying Kestrel rocket launchers were spotted near the Presidential Office early Wednesday (July 28) mo...

Taiwan postpones highway landing drills due to spike in COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s Air Force highway landing drills have been postponed due to the recent spike in local COVID-19 cases. The decision comes as the Ministry of National D...