Taiwan military holds first ever simulated 'anti-fake news' exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese military forces began the computer simulation phase of the 35th Han Kuang (漢光35號) exercises on Monday, April 22. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) an...

Wan An Air Raid Drills planned across Taiwan for late May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) will be conducting air raid drills at the end of May, a spokesperson for the ministry has announced. From May 27 to Ma...

Taiwan to conduct annual live-fire military exercises in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Air Force and Navy are set to carry out the annual Han Kuang military exercises from May 27 to May 31 in the country's eastern territorial waters and airspac...

Former USPACOM cmdr to observe Taiwan military Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is preparing for the upcoming 35th annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises to be held April 22 to April 26. As in yea...

Taiwan military revamps 2019 drill plans to safeguard against Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday, Jan. 9, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that it was in the process of updating the military’s drill schedule and the scope ...

Taiwan Air Force conducts successful flight test of Sky Sword II missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Taiwan’s armed forces have successfully carried out a preliminary test of a new missile system domestically produced by the National Chung-Shan Institute of...

eSwatini King attends son’s graduation in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – King Mswati III of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, on Saturday attended the graduation of his son Prince Benkhosi Dlamini at Shih Chien University in Taipei City. ...

eSwatini king observes military exercises, welcomed by 21-gun salute, treated with great courtesy in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After observing the Han Kuang military exercises with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) Thursday morning in Taichung, the king of the African nation of eSwatini (fo...

Senate bill would require US participate in Taiwan's military exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --The Senate Armed Services Committee's on Wednesday (June 6) released its version of the annual defense bill, which the House recently passed, including a section o...

Live-fire drill staged on Tamsui River, New Taipei City

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) The army conducted a live-fire exercise on the Tamsui River in suburban Taipei Tuesday, testing the military's combat and defense capabilities against a simulated attack by Ch...

Search team finds black box of crashed Taiwanese F-16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rescue teams on Tuesday reportedly found the black box of the F-16 jet which crashed in Northern Taiwan Monday, killing the pilot. The United States-made fighter jet to...

Taiwan President inspects missile launches during Han Kuang military exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -After the second stage of the annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises started Monday across the country, President Tsai Ing-wen traveled to Pingtung County on Tuesday to in...

Taiwan F-16 fighter pilot killed in crash 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It was confirmed last night that the pilot of an F-16 fighter jet which crashed in the mountains of northern Taiwan during military maneuvers had indeed perished, acc...

First Taiwanese all-female artillery squad takes part in military drills in Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Wednesday May 23 in Penghu County, Taiwan’s defense forces conducted artillery exercises ahead of the upcoming Han Kuang military exercises. One of t...

China spy plane spotted in Taiwan Strait during preparatory drills for Han Kuang Exercises 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MOND) organized a rehearsal exercise for the upcoming 34th annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises at the Ching Chuang Kang&n...