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Taiwan strengthens combat readiness with simulated enemy attack drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Sunday (Sept. 26) that it recently simulated attacks by enemy aircraft and cruise missiles at the Jiupeng military base to v...

Taiwan simultaneously holds 2 military drills in Hengchun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military has been conducting exercises on the east and west coast of the Hengchun Peninsula. On the east coast, at the Jiupeng military base, the Aviation an...

Taiwan to hold missile tests in mid-August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology NCSIST on Saturday (Aug. 7) announced it will conduct a series of missile-firing tests later this month. Acc...

Taiwan tipped to test new missile on June 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan missile tests scheduled for June 22-25 will likely include an extended-range version of the Sky Bow III missile. An announcement Saturday (June 12) said there wa...

Chinese spy ships appear as Taiwan prepares missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese naval ships recently appeared near Taitung County’s Orchid Island as Taiwan prepares for several rounds of missile tests off its southeast coast, reports sai...

Chinese warship sails near area designated for planned Taiwanese missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warship sailed close to Taitung County’s Orchid Island, in an area where Taiwan is planning to test-fire a new missile, reports said Wednesday (Dec. 23). ...

Taiwan to conduct 2 days of live-fire missile tests off southeast coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to send warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the country's main weapons developer announced Thursday (Sept. 24) it ...

Taiwan conducts 4 days of live-fire missile tests off east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid rising tensions and reports of large-scale military maneuvers by China, Taiwan is conducting four days of live-fire missile tests off its east coast, reports said Fri...

Taiwan Air Force and NCSIST conduct live fire exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Air Force and the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology (NCSIST, 中科院) both conducted live fire exercises off Taitung's shores in March a...

Video gives glimpse of over 100 missiles fired by Taiwan during China war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On this Facebook page today (Aug. 2), the Ministry of National Defense released a highlight video showing some of the 117 missiles launched during two days of live-fire exercis...

Taiwan fires over 100 missiles during China war drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the midst of the war games being held by China, Taiwan fired 117 missiles during two days of live-fire exercises of its own. Ministry of National Defense (MND) Deputy Chi...

Taiwan holds live fire drill along southeastern coast

The military-affiliated National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Monday conducted a live-fire drill at its coastal base in Pingtung County, following a missile test at the s...

Taiwan tests missiles off east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two missiles which were fired off Taiwan’s east coast might have been extended-range versions of the Hsiung Feng III anti-ship missile, reports said Wednesday (July ...

Taiwan military announces results of Hsiung Feng III missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsiung Feng III missile only needs 71 seconds to destroy a target at a distance of 47 kilometers, Taiwan’s military news agency said Friday (June 7). The resu...

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 inspect...