Video, photos of today's Chinese missile attack drill in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise (萬安演習), a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, was held today (May 27) in the pouring rain in northern Taiwan. Today...

Wan An drill simulating air raid by China to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise, a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, will be held today (May 27) in northern Taiwan, with drills to be held in other pa...

Planes to land, takeoff on freeway Tuesday in Taiwan's military drill

Fighter jets and other combat aircraft will use Taiwan's main highway as an emergency airstrip Tuesday (May 18), during this year's Han Kuang series of military exercises. The aircraft will...

2 US warships pass through Taiwan Strait for 5th time this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said that two U.S. warships sailed north through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (May 22). The MND issued a statement Thursday...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense releases video ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercises (漢光演習) planned for later this month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a promotional video for Taiwan’s arm...

Taiwan military readies for disaster relief as flood season looms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the flood season approaching, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced plans regarding the island’s disaster preparedness in a press conference on Tuesd...

Beijing claims French warship 'illegally entered China's territorial waters' when transiting Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China on Thursday (April 25) claimed that it warned off a French warship as it passed through the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, and said that the ship had "illegally e...

China snubs France from PLA Navy parade after French warship transits Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- France was unceremoniously uninvited from taking part in a naval parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the PLA Navy, after a French warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait ea...

Taiwan military holds first ever simulated 'anti-fake news' exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese military forces began the computer simulation phase of the 35th Han Kuang (漢光35號) exercises on Monday, April 22. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) an...

Taiwan plans new forward bases for Army Frogmen on Kinmen and Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese military has reportedly begun accepting bids from contractors for the development of two forward operating bases and equipment upgrades for the Taiwan Army’...

US approves $500 million in support for Taiwan's F-16s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale for the continuation of a pilot training program and maintenance and logistics support for F-16 aircraft currently sta...

Wan An Air Raid Drills planned across Taiwan for late May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) will be conducting air raid drills at the end of May, a spokesperson for the ministry has announced. From May 27 to Ma...

'Numerous' Chinese warplanes transit Bashi Channel south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after noon on Monday, April 15, a squadron of numerous Chinese warplanes transited the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan, as confirmed by the Ministry of Defense (MND)...

Taiwan's PSYOPS unit weaponizes snacks for fight against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As China continuously tries to promote "unification" through the internet and other channels, Taiwan's Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) Center is not only using ...