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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 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 military postpones visits from US, Singapore amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visits by military delegations from the United States and Singapore will be postponed, as the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced a thorough review of events ...

Taiwan postpones Han Kuang military drills amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Han Kuang military drills originally scheduled for next month will be postponed until the second half of the year due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbre...

Photo of the Day: Cockpit view inside Taiwan-made warplane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A missile can be seen being launched in this photograph taken inside of a Taiwanese-built Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) on Wednesday (May 29). In the photo, a pilot takin...

Taiwan's army repulses simulated Chinese beach assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Troops from Taiwan's Army, Navy, and Air Force took part in a mock counterattack on a simulated landing on a beach in southern Taiwan by China's PLA forces on Thursday ...

Video shows Taiwan fighter jets land on freeway to counter simulated 'Chinese attack'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's three major fighter jet models successfully made emergency takeoffs and landings on a section of freeway in western Taiwan on Tuesday morning (May 28), as part of ...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

Army buys fruit above market price to support Taiwanese farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Eighth Army Corps bought over 2 tons of fruit from local farmers at above market price, in a bid to support local fruit growers today, reported CNA. The Eighth Army...

A female tank platoon leader shines in Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A female military officer shined on the third day of Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang drills on Thursday as she led a tank platoon to engage in a life-fire anti-landing drill...

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...

Taiwanese marine injured in second incident ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a second accident hampering preparations for the annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises, a marine was caught in the wheels of an amphibious vehicle Wednesday, accordi...

Computerized war games of Han Kuang drill to focus on scenario for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The computerized war games, slated between April 30 and May 4, will no longer focus on future conflict scenarios, but rather simulate warfare taking place “this year...