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Military analysts recommend Taiwan bolster eastern defenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should beef up its eastern defenses given the recent Chinese military activities nearby, analysts said on Saturday (May 7). Chen Wen-chia (陳文甲), an associate pro...

China's Liaoning could be as vulnerable as Russia's Moskva to Taiwan's missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Liaoning aircraft carrier, which was built in the same shipyard as Russia's flagship, the Moskva, could be equally vulnerable to Taiwan's anti-ship mis...

Military expert advises Taiwan to consider developing air-launched Hsiung Feng II missile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should look into developing an air-launched version of the Hsiung Feng II missile to better counter naval forces, military expert Chen Kuo-ming (陳國銘), said on Wedne...

Ukraine's strong resistance against Russia proves Taiwan can counter China: Former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukraine’s strong resistance against Russia is proof that Taiwan could counter China if a conflict ever arises, former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Mich...

Taiwan extends Harpoon missile maintenance contract with US to 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An agreement to station United States experts in Taiwan to conduct maintenance work on the latter’s Harpoon missiles has been extended until 2025, reports said Frida...

Taiwan sent submarine to drills near disputed South China Sea island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan sent its aging Hai Lung submarine to participate in defense drills near its disputed South China Sea island of Taiping, according to a report published by the Minis...

Missile developments could shape status quo in Taiwan Strait

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Exactly how many missiles communist China is aiming at Taiwan while you read this is a question no one can answer with certainty. Estimates range from 1,500 to over ...

US reaffirms Taiwan support after China sends warplanes

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. has reaffirmed support for Taiwan following China’s dispatch of warplanes near the island in an apparent attempt to intimidate its democratic government and test American resol...

Taiwan military stages drill aimed at repelling China attack

HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese troops using tanks, mortars and small arms staged a drill Tuesday aimed at repelling an attack from China, which has increased its threats to reclaim the island and it...

Taiwan president launches new domestically made patrol ships

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president launched a new fleet of domestically made Coast Guard patrol vessels Friday, in a boost to the island's plans to strengthen its defense capabilities as tens...

Taiwan's leader launches production of domestically made sub

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president inaugurated the production of domestically made submarines Tuesday in the southern city of Kaohsiung, in a step forward for the island's defense strategy at...

Taiwan says new Harpoon missiles will help it crush half of Chinese invasion fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's military on Oct. 27 stated that the potential sale of US$2.37 billion worth of Harpoon anti-ship missiles will within five years help enable its defenders to ...

US announces second arms sale to Taiwan in a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government announced on Monday (Oct. 26) the potential sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Taiwan, marking the second time in a week that Washington has announc...

US announces planned $2.37 billion weapon sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday notified Congress of plans for a $2.37 billion sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan just hours after Beijing announced sanctions on U.S. defen...

US advances sale of MQ-9 drones, Harpoon missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after announcing the sale of three sophisticated weapons systems to Taiwan, the Trump administration has notified Congress of the approved sale of two more advanced ...