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Taiwan's new Ching Tien missiles can hit north of Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force has reportedly started taking deliveries of the Ching Tien (擎天) supersonic cruise missile, which has a range of 2,000 km, putting Beijing well within the mis...

Taiwan speeds up anti-ship missile production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to counter the growing threat from China’s navy, the military is speeding up the production of anti-ship missiles, reports said Saturday (July 1). The su...

Taiwan mass-producing advanced Hsiung Feng II missile variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hsiung Feng II anti-ship missile currently in mass production is an advanced version that is more sophisticated than its predecessor, which is currently in service, a ...

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...

Taiwan Coast Guard to take delivery of 3rd Anping-class patrol vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) will take delivery of its third of 12 planned Anping-class catamaran offshore patrol vessels Thursday (Oct. 28), and the fourth will b...

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense increases budget for coastal missile system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese military has doubled its budget to allow for the purchase of mobile coastal Harpoon missile systems from the United States to build up defenses along the nat...

Taiwan seeks to buy Harpoon coastal defense batteries from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeking to purchase Harpoon coastal defense batteries from the United States, which would lead the military owning four types of anti-ship missiles, the Ministry...

Taiwan military to produce Hsiung Feng II B anti-ship missile in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese military will begin manufacturing the Hsiung Feng II B anti-ship missile, an improved version of the Hsiung Feng II, in 2021, UDN reported Thursday (Jan. 2)....

Taiwan Navy missile boat program delayed due to lack of funds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Navy has been forced to suspend its missile boat project until more funding becomes available, according to a report from the United Daily News (UDN). Despit...