Taiwan's enhanced Tiangong 3 missiles ready for mass production: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan continues to advance its missile technology to ensure the country’s defensive capabilities in the face of increased threats from China. According to recent...

Minister of Nat. Defense expected to attend US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second U.S. Defense Industry Conference for 2018 has been scheduled for Oct. 28-30 in Annapolis, Maryland, and Taiwanese Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) ...

Taiwan begins testing upgraded F-16V fighters 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This week in Taichung, the Ministry of Defense (MND) started testing on the air force’s newest F-16 Viper fighter jets that have undergone modernization upgrades as ...

Taiwan Air Force to transfer P-3C bombers from Pingtung to Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In light of the increasing tensions created by China’s political campaign of political suppression, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is taking added...

Taiwan army, navy, air force to conduct joint anti-landing exercise in Southern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All three branches of Taiwan's armed forces will conduct a joint anti-landing exercise in Pingtung County (屏東縣), southern Taiwan on August 21. The Ministry of Natio...

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.  ...