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Taiwan manufacturer to more than double annual missile production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New production facilities will allow one of Taiwan’s top weapons makers, the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), to double its annual m...

Taiwan's top official overseeing missile production dies of heart attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top military official overseeing Taiwan's missile production has died from a heart attack in southern Taiwan during a business trip. Serving as the deputy to the ...

Taiwan says China's military drills a 'possible simulated attack'

Taipei scrambled jets and deployed naval patrols in response to multiple Chinese military "craft" deployed near the island on Saturday. The latest incident comes as China is conducting its ...

Taiwan-made combat drone completes 10-hour test flight around ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's indigenous unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) Teng Yun 2 set a record for duration as it circumnavigated the country's air defense identification zone ...

Taiwan turns coast guard vessels into 'ship killers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Coast Guard vessels are being transformed into missile-launching “ship killers” that could be quickly rolled out to defend the nation in the event of a ...

Taiwan military to post anti-drone defense systems at 45 locations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The military will spend NT$4.35 billion (US$146.14 million) to post anti-drone defense systems at 45 locations from outlying islands to high mountain ranges, reports said ...

Taiwan conducts long-range flight tests for Tengyun II UAVs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has been conducting evaluations of its Tengyun II drones since the beginning of May. The drones hav...

Taiwan's NCSIST begins 3-day drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has begun a three-day firing exercise off Taiwan’s southeastern coast. On Tuesday morning at ...

Taiwan's new Hsiung Sheng missile can reach Wuhan, Qingdao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Details have emerged about Taiwan's new surface-to-surface missile, the Hsiung Sheng (雄昇飛彈), showing that it can reach as far north as Qingdao in China's Shandong ...

Taiwan to replace Hawk missiles with Sky Bow III in 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military will complete the replacement of its 50-year-old Hawk missile systems by the Sky Bow III surface-to-air missiles next year, reports said Thursday (April 7). ...

Taiwan's Kang Ding-class frigates undergoing system upgrades

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Navy’s six Kang Ding-class frigates are currently undergoing upgrades to bolster their combat capabilities, military officials said on Monday (April 4). ...

Taiwan learning from Ukraine war to defend against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused Taiwan to take a serious look at how it will defend itself in the event of a Chinese attack on the country. Taiwan has alread...

Taiwan suspends missile tests due to weather, rescue flight from Orchid island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military suspended missile tests scheduled for the past two days in the southeast county of Taitung due to poor weather conditions and patients having to be evacuated ...

Chinese Y-8 incursion into Taiwan’s ADIZ occurred during missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The incursion of a Chinese Y-8 ELINT spotter plane into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) amounted to provocation as it occurred during live-fire drill...

Taiwan develops smaller, lighter Hsiung Feng III missiles for IDF jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concern about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, reports said Friday (Feb. 25) that Taiwan was developing a smaller, lighter version of the Hsiung Feng III anti-ship mi...