China says 'fighter jets of the PLA must fly over the island of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's top propaganda platform on Monday declared that People's Liberation Army (PLA) warplanes "must fly over Taiwan" and if Taiwanese fighter jets fir...

Global Times claims intruding Chinese planes in search of US nuclear submarines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing's state-run mouthpiece the Global Times claimed Monday (Oct. 26) that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) incursions into Taiwan's air defense identific...

Two Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese military planes crossed into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday (Oct. 26), marking the 24th such disturbance since Sept. 16. Ac...

China threatens to send warplanes over Taiwan if USAF flies over country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to recent reports that U.S. Air Force (USAF) spy planes have been flying directly over Taiwan, China is threatening to send its own warplanes to "defend s...

Chinese military plane crosses into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered the southwest corner of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 25), marking the 23rd...

Taiwan Air Force denies USAF surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Oct. 21), but claims that a warplane from the United Stat...

Chinese anti-submarine aircraft enters Taiwan’s ADIZ again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese anti-submarine aircraft entered the southwest corner of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday night (Oct. 15), marking the 18th intru...

Taiwanese F-16s outflank Chinese Su-30 over Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local media on Wednesday (Oct. 15) reported that Taiwanese F-16 fighter jets outmaneuvered a Chinese Sukhoi-30 (Su-30) fighter jet over the Taiwan Strait and drove it out ...

Chinese aircraft breaches Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Air Force Command on Sunday (Oct. 4) stated that a Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defense identif...

Military activity around Taiwan keeps nation busy during Mid-Autumn Festival weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Air Force Command on Saturday (Oct. 3) stated that a Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft flew into the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defense ide...

Chinese military ship detected off Taiwan's east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military ship was detected sailing north off Taiwan’s east coast on Friday (Oct. 2), according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND). Military sourc...

2 Chinese anti-submarine aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ yet again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on two separate occasions on Tuesday (Sept. 29), according to the Taiwan ...

China holds military drills across 4 seas for second time in 2 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has begun carrying out five simultaneous military drills along various sections of its coast and beyond on Monday (Sept. 28). Two of the drills are being conducte...

Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft violates Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese anti-submarine aircraft encroached on Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday (Sept. 28), forcing the Air Force to broadcast a warning to a...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...