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First batch of M109A6 Paladins expected to arrive in Taiwan by 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military official pointed out on (Nov. 25) that the first batch of eight M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzers is expected to be delivered to Taiwan by 2023. The of...

Taiwan’s defense capabilities are better than suggested

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) Annual Report 2021 was published this week and, on the face of it, made for pretty grim reading. Whereas last year, the report...

Taiwan's M109A6 Paladin howitzers to arrive in 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first of 40 M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzers the United States agreed to sell to Taiwan will arrive in 2023, reports said Friday (Sept. 3). According to budg...

Chinese commentator vows retaliation for Japan's missiles near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If Japan attacks China with the missiles it plans to deploy on a small island near Taiwan, Beijing will destroy Japan's military, a hawkish Chinese commentator said Th...

China urges US to observe 'one China' principle following Taiwan arms deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s foreign ministry on Thursday (Aug. 5) called on Washington to adhere to the “one-China” principle after the Biden administration announced an arm...

Biden administration approves its 1st Taiwan weapons package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration on Wednesday (Aug. 4) approved its first weapons sale to Taiwan, which includes M109A6 self-propelled howitzers and related equipment for approxim...

Biden preparing 1st arms sale to Taiwan with 40 self-propelled howitzers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration is reportedly preparing its first arms sale to Taiwan in the form of 40 self-propelled howitzers. On Monday (April 19), UDN cited sources famil...

US advances sale of missiles, rocket launchers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration on Wednesday (Oct. 21) notified Congress it had approved the sale of three advanced armaments to Taiwan, part of a larger package of seven systems...

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 ...

US pushes 3 advanced weapons sales to Taiwan amid Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration is going ahead with plans to sell three sophisticated weapons systems to Taiwan, having notified Congress of the approved sale. As tensions hea...

Taiwan eyeing purchase of new Paladin howitzers from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Sept. 23) said that the M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzer "meets the needs of Taiwan's defensive o...

Video shows awesome power of Taiwan's Thunderbolt-2000 missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video of Taiwan's fearsome Thunderbolt-2000 missile system being launched during a live-fire drill was released to the public for the first time yesterday by the Military N...

Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan to buy M777 howitzer artillery: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is set to buy a number of M777 howitzer artillery to replace the older M113 155 millimeter armored personnel carrier, according to Apple Daily. The plan reported...