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Mirage 2000 undergoes repairs after tires overheat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wheels of a Mirage 2000 fighter jet overheated upon landing Sunday (Jan. 23), the Air Force said. The fighter jet had conducted a training mission in Taitung. Immed...

Taiwan attends regional air force meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Air Force Commander Hsiung Hou-chi (熊厚基) participated in a virtual regional air force meeting on Thursday (Jan. 20). Air force chiefs from multiple Indo-...

Southeast Taiwan Air Force base steps up air defense drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chihang Air Force Base in Taitung County stepped up air defense drills ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, reports said Wednesday (Jan. 19). The base near Taiwan&rsquo...

Taiwan's fleet of F-16s to resume flights Jan. 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's F-16 jet fighters will resume flights on Wednesday, (Jan. 20), the Air Force said Tuesday (Jan. 18). The entire fleet of F-16s was grounded after one crash...

Fighter jet makes emergency landing in Taiwan's Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An F-5 fighter jet was forced to make an emergency landing on Monday evening (Jan. 10) after a warning light for its landing gear lit up, according to the Air Force Comman...

Taiwan inks another deal with France for Mirage 2000 logistics training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced on Friday (Jan. 7) that Taiwan has signed another agreement with France on logistics training and other support services f...

Taiwan air force stages drill to intercept Chinese planes amid tensions

CHIAYI, Taiwan, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Taiwan air force jets screamed into the sky on Wednesday in a drill simulating a war scenario, showing its combat readiness amid heightened military tensions with Chi...

Three Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ on last day of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The year 2021 ended as it began, with China sending military aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), causing the Air Force to cancel the parti...

Taiwan Air Force takes delivery of 2nd Brave Eagle Advanced Jet Trainer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s second indigenous “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) arrived at an Air Force base in Taitung County on Wednesday (Dec. 22), ready for serv...

Globe-trotting teen pilot flies over Taiwan Air Force base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese aviators are criticizing a globe-trotting teen pilot for flying over restricted areas, including an Air Force base, without any repercussions from authorities. ...

Taiwan Air Force to receive 1st mass-produced Brave Eagle jet trainer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first mass-produced Brave Eagle advanced jet trainer will be officially handed over to the Air Force on Monday (Nov. 29). The aircraft, built by Aerospace Industria...

Japanese media: Chinese ships simulated landing east of Taiwan in mid-November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese naval vessels simulated a landing attack against Taiwan in mid-November in an area just 111 kilometers east of the country, Japan’s Sankei Shimbun report...

President says F-16Vs symbolize steadfast Taiwan-US partnership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While commissioning the first batch of upgraded F-16Vs on Thursday (Nov. 19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the delivery of the sophisticated weapons symbolizes T...

Taiwan Air Force sees itself as one of world’s 15 strongest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the commissioning of its first F-16V combat wing scheduled for Thursday (Nov. 18), the Air Force says it is one of the top 15 in the world. Air Force Chief of Staf...

Taiwan Air Force considers buying 6 Hawkeye early warning aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force is considering purchasing six E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes (AHE) early warning aircraft — but the high price has cast doubts on whether it will do so. To ...