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Analysts expect next US arms sale to bolster Taiwan's asymmetric defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scholars have predicted that the next U.S. arms sale to Taiwan may not be traditional weapons platforms such as aircraft and ships but items that will help Taiwan boost it...

Taiwan's military tests new capabilities to deter China threat

Taiwan is scheduled to hold several military exercises in the coming weeks as the self-governing island's leadership grows more concerned about a emboldened China after Russia's invasion of Uk...

Experts call on Taiwan military to revise procedures for responding to unknown civilian aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) should revise regulations and provide more resources to the military so it can better respond to foreign aircraft near Taiwan’...

Taiwanese experts warn Chinese drones may be relaying information to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese-made drones used by Taiwanese private companies and individuals could be transferring information back to Beijing, experts said recently. Su Tzu-yun (蘇紫雲), dire...

US congressmen spotted visiting Taiwan's defense ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of U.S. lawmakers on a low-key surprise visit to Taiwan were seen visiting the Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Wednesday (Nov. 10). The senators and ...

Taiwan defense expert warns against threat from Chinese electronic warfare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the publication of scenarios China might follow in an attempt at taking control of Taiwan, a defense expert warned Saturday (Nov. 6) that electronic warfare was ...

Military analysts praise Taiwan-made cruise missile's potential capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military analysts have said the domestically produced Hsiung Feng IIE cruise missile would have the capability to change course mid-flight to avoid interception if paired ...

19 Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen Chinese fighter jets, four bombers, and one surveillance aircraft intruded into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday (Sept. 5), possi...

Taiwan's Taichung Harbor may be target in Chinese invasion plans: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Easton of the U.S.-based think tank Project 2049 says Taichung Harbor is the most suitable landing point for a People's Liberation Army (PLA) invasion in a recent ...

Taiwan's NCSIST says rockets in line with international regulations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has said that the cluster munitions it developed for the Thunderbolt 2000 multiple rocket l...

US special forces to train Taiwan soldiers after annual war-games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said that multiple U.S. special forces units will arrive in the country to train with their Taiwan counterparts following the Han Ku...

Taiwan Air Force test fires US-made AIM-120 missile for first time ever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Air Force test-fired its AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) on Tuesday morning (May 11), marking the first time the American-made projec...

China could alter Taiwan invasion strategy by 2025: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military strategy analyst at the National Policy Foundation says the Chinese military might in the near future adjust the tactics it would use in an attempted invasion o...

China's latest warships pose regional and US threat: Taiwan analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three new Chinese navy warships demonstrate the communist country's intention to become a major maritime power and challenge the United States, according to a senior a...

Foreign military exchanges can boost Taiwan's defense capabilities: Scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan can improve its defense capabilities by substantially deepening international military exchanges, according to Taiwanese scholars. Su Tzu-yun (蘇紫雲), a senior ana...