Taiwan's Apache attack helicopters to be commissioned Tuesday: MND

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Army will hold a ceremony Tuesday to officially commission all its Apache attack helicopters purchased from the United States, after nearly four years of combat evaluation...

Taiwan mulling over purchase of US M1A2 battle tanks 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army is considering a new round of arms purchases from the U.S., and the items will likely be M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks, according to a source from the ...

US approves sale of 36 amphibious assault vehicles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reports have emerged that on June 22, the United States Department of Defense approved the sale of 36 amphibious assault vehicles (type AAV7A1 AMTRAC) to Taiwan’s go...

Chinese flotilla conducting drills near southern Taiwan for over a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- According to Chinese state media, the People’s Liberation Army’s Navy (PLAN) has been conducting exercises in waters close to Taiwan for over a week, since beginni...

Taiwan's MND declines to comment on reported medical aid drill with U.S.

The Ministry of National Defense on Sunday declined to comment on a news report that Taiwan's military will join the United States in an exercise that will focus on medical emergencies at sea. ...

US firm Lockheed Martin will transfer titanium tech. and new patriot missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND), on Friday, June 15 announced that the Unites States had agreed to transfer new military technologies to Taiwan to bolster the count...

Taiwan's military to restrict iPhone use in military bases starting July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Civilians tend to overlook the fact that mobile phones constantly transmit user data and reveal user locations. However, the potential risks these functions entail ar...

Military to provide family visitation for Taiwanese troops on S. China Sea bases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 30, lawmakers in the Legislative Yuan representing the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee called on the Ministry of National Defense (MND) to arrange fa...

Military to test air raid text-alert system in Wan An drill

Taiwan's military will test a new air raid text-alert system at an annual air defense drill to be held next month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced Tuesday. The system, built th...

200 million cyber attacks hit Taiwan's military networks in 2017: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's military and military-associated networks combined were attacked by Chinese hackers more than 200 million times in 2017 alone, reported Liberty Times.  ...

Taiwan's plan to save its 30-year-old submarine fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense has revealed its strategy to keep the country’s aging submarine fleet operational.  The MND has announce...

Computerized war games of Han Kuang drill to focus on scenario for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The computerized war games, slated between April 30 and May 4, will no longer focus on future conflict scenarios, but rather simulate warfare taking place “this...

Taiwan's annual live-fire military drill to start June 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that the annual military drill would begin from April 30 to May 4, and from June 6 to 8. At a news conference on Tuesda...

Taiwan monitors politically charged voyage of Chinese aircraft carrier

Taipei (CNA) - The Ministry of National Defense released a statement Saturday assuring the public that the military is monitoring China's Liaoning aircraft carrier as it makes its way through...

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense: President Tsai to monitor naval exercise on April 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Wednesday that President Tsai Ing-wen will monitor the military’s defense and rapid response capabilities at&nbs...