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Taiwan to launch new Navy Sea Control Missile Command

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Sea Control Missile Command for the Navy will be established this year and based in western Taiwan. Taiwan plans to establish the command to respond to the continuo...

Taiwan military unveils Harpoon missile base plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Harpoon missile bases, once constructed, will have other functions, military officials said on Friday (Nov. 10). The bases will have offices, living quarters, garages, ...

Taiwan military defends missile plans against local opposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The construction of new missile bases and military installations will correspond to the country’s defense needs and respect local sensibilities, the Ministry of Nati...

Taiwan to receive all Harpoon missiles by 2029

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan expects to receive all of its purchased Harpoon missiles before 2029, a military source has said. The nation has been coordinating with the U.S. since last year ...

Taiwan defense minister worries about impact of Harpoon deliveries to Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Thursday (May 26) he is worried that a decision by the United States to supply coastal-based Harpoon missile systems to Ukraine ...

Asymmetric warfare does not equal asymmetric weapons

Recent reports coming out of the White House, Department of State (DOS), and Department of Defense (DOD) stated that Taiwan should focus weapons purchases on “asymmetric weapons.” This art...

Harpoon missile system delivery to Taiwan will be completed 2028

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The delivery of a Harpoon coastal missile defense system will be completed in 2028, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Friday (Oct. 22). Taiwan is spending US$2...

Taiwan finalizes missile systems deal with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced Thursday (June 17) that it has signed two contracts with the American Institute in Taiwan's headquarters in Virginia f...