Taiwan's NCSIST rejects claim missile sank Argentina submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A controversial theory surrounding the destruction of an Argentinian submarine that sank in 2017 suggests that a missile manufactured in Taiwan was the cause of the ARA Sa...

Taiwan launches military test ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST, 中科院) on Friday launched a ship which will function as a testing platform for new weapons. The ceremony to...

Taiwan military aims to bolster asymmetric warfare capability with array of new tech

TAIPEI ( Taiwan News) – In line with the Executive Yuan’s latest policy report on the country’s state of military preparedness, the government is requesting budgetary approval from t...

Taiwan military to build own vehicle to replace Humvees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The military will build its own vehicles to succeed its aging Humvees because buying a replacement from the United States will be too expensive, the Apple Daily reported Saturda...

President Tsai orders rapid production of Taiwan's indigenous missiles: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday, Jan. 25, President Tsai Ing-wen directed the Ministry of National Defense and National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) to accelerate pla...

Taiwan missile maker puts new products on Lunar New Year red envelope

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST, 中科院) was so proud of its new missile, the Sky Bow III (天弓三型), that it put its image on its red en...

President Tsai inspects new Taiwanese missiles at east coast military base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday inspected the installation of the new Sky Bow III (天弓三型) missiles at a military base on the east coast. She emphasized the fact that t...

AI should be 'focal point' for Taiwan military to oppose China threat, says Defense Inst. Dir.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The acting Director of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Yisuo Tzeng, recently published a paper promoting increased focus on AI applications by...

How Taiwan can defeat China in a war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The magazine Foreign Policy yesterday presented key points from two recent studies which demonstrated ways in which Taiwan could successfully repel an invasion by China. &...

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...

Hsiung Feng missiles capable of striking China spotted in northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Satellite images of what appear to be Hsiung Feng IIE land-attack cruise missile batteries have been posted on the Facebook page of Canada-based Kanwa Defense Re...

Taiwanese cruise missile capable of striking China's coast now operational

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missile, which is capable of hitting southern China's coastal bases, is now officially operationa...

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 in...

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...

Taiwan developing new radar to lock-on Chinese stealth warplanes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan will soon test two sets of mobile passive radar systems in the field  in order to detect the increasing fleet of Chinese stealth fighter jets, announced a ...