Taiwan's Air Force breached protocol in buying missile recertification package: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News broke on Monday (July 20) that the Taiwanese Air Force did not follow proper protocol when initiating the Patriot III missile recertification deal with the U.S. Th...

Taiwan calls Chinese sanctions on US contractor over arms sale 'barbaric threat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 14) condemned China's planned sanctions on Lockheed Martin for its participation in a recent U.S. arms...

Taiwan test fires missile near southeast coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The military test fired a missile near the popular tourist destination of Sanxiantai in Taitung County early Thursday morning, but officials were unwilling to confirm or deny th...

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...

Editorial: Tighten the lid on officers

Once again, investigators raided a Taiwanese citizen’s home and offices searching for evidence that he passed on secrets about his work to a rival organization. Scenes like these have occurre...

Taiwan major general suspected of handing missile secrets to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors were interrogating a major general who played a senior role in Taiwan’s missile command on suspicion of spying for China, reports said Tuesday. Major ...

Editorial: Taiwan needs to strike while the iron is hot

China’s military reform and modernization have received maximum coverage, partly due to President Xi Jinping’s aggressive stance in the South China Sea and toward Japan. The advances by...

Chinese DF-16 ballistic missiles pointed at Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) confirmed on Monday that China has Dongfeng 16 (DF-16) medium-range ballistic missiles aimed at Taiwan. At 1,600 kilometers, the new v...

THAAD might not fit Taiwan: Schriver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system which is being installed in South Korea to defend it against missiles from the North might not be suitable for Taiwa...

Editorial: Can there be a THAAD for Taiwan?

THAAD. The abbreviation of the little-known term “Terminal High Altitude Area Defense” forced the closure of supermarkets in China. For once, it is not anger at a perceived Taiwan Independ...

Patriot missiles stationed on Taiwan east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Patriot missiles have been stationed on Taiwan’s east coast in a response to China’s changing military strategy, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesda...

Patriot missiles to be stationed in Linkou

    TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The military has chosen Linkou in New Taipei City as the location for its final Patriot missile base, the Chinese-language United Daily News reported Saturday.     The orig...