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Taiwan launches selection and training process for MQ-9B drone operators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Selection and training of officers to operate four MQ-9B drones to be procured from the United States has started, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Wednesday (Ma...

Taiwan Air Force requests datalink equipment for forthcoming US-made SeaGuardian drones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force recently said it has already requested datalink equipment from the U.S. for its four MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones. Datalinks are "digital air/ground comm...

Taiwan looking forward to receiving US notification on drones, howitzers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday (Dec. 22) it was expecting to receive the letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) from the United States for the MQ-9B Sea Gua...

Taiwan to carry out drone test flights off east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has announced it will carry out drone flight tests off Taiwan’s east coast next week. NCSIST ...

3 Taiwan-made Teng Yun drones spotted at Taitung airbase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three domestically made Teng Yun unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were spotted Wednesday (Jan. 13) at Chihhang Air Force Base in Taitung. A photo taken by a military enth...

Taiwan military drone to start production in 2024

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The locally developed Teng Yun (騰雲) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will start production in 2024, the Ministry of National Defense said Thursday (Nov. 19). Extensive tes...

Taiwan-made Teng Yun drones spotted at Taitung airbase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two domestically produced Teng Yun unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were spotted on Thursday (Nov. 5) at Chihhang (志航) Air Force Base in Taitung. The drones are being dev...

China complains US drone sale to Taiwan 'blatantly interferes' with internal affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the U.S. State Department's announcement that it is planning to sell four sophisticated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan, China on Wednesday (N...

US approves sale of MQ-9 drones to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday (Nov. 3) that it has agreed to sell four unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan to help enhance its defense capabilities ...

US sale of MQ-9 drones to Taiwan reaches final stage of approval

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sale of four sophisticated military drones to Taiwan has reportedly entered the final stage of approval in the U.S. Congress. With the U.S. presidential election ju...

US pushes 3 advanced weapons sales to Taiwan amid Chinese aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration is going ahead with plans to sell three sophisticated weapons systems to Taiwan, having notified Congress of the approved sale. As tensions hea...

Trump administration preparing for Taiwan arms sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is expected to approve a large weapons package to Taiwan, according to congressional and administration sources. A congressional aide told CNN the Trump admini...

Taiwan makes moves to bolster its military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been making moves to revamp its military in the face of increased military threats and posturing from China. Talking to the New York Times, Wang Ting-yu (王定宇...

Taiwan tells China it can protect itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to recent Chinese threats, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) in a video released Thursday (Aug. 20) warned China not to underestimate the countr...

US boosts Taiwan’s status without recognizing sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States has recently taken several high-profile actions to strengthen relations with Taiwan and bolster its international standing. According to the New York ...