Concerns emerge about reports of coronavirus quarantine at Taiwan air force base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National security concerns have emerged amid unconfirmed reports that Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) patients will be quarantined at the Hsinchu Air Force Base housing Mirag...

Memorial ceremony held for Taiwan Black Hawk crash victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public memorial ceremony was held Tuesday morning (Jan. 14) at Taiwan Air Force headquarters in Taipei to pay tribute to the military officers who lost their lives in th...

Air Force Black Hawk rescues mountain hiker in S. Taiwan

An Air Force UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter conducted a rescue mission by airlifting a mountain hiker with acute mountain sickness (AMS) Saturday, two days after the crash of an Air Force Black Hawk cho...

Taiwan Air Force releases 2020 calendar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense's (MND) Air Force Command Headquarters on Monday (Dec. 9) announced the release of its 2020 desk calendar, which this year has the the...

Taiwan Air Force will lose advantage in 2027 without F-16V jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan needs the 66 F-16V jets it has ordered from the United States as soon as possible as its present fighters will lose their advantage in 2027, the Air Force said Frid...

VR-dance production opens in Taipei, raises awareness of ALS

An immersive virtual reality and dance production aimed at raising awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is underway at Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-Lab) on the site of the former ROC (Taiw...

Model of Taiwan's new jet aircraft spotted at Taipei exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A photograph of what appears to be a small-scale model of Taiwan’s newest jet aircraft was released online a day before the opening of the Taipei Aerospace and Defen...

Taiwan negotiating with US on new location of F-16 joint training program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced that Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, which previously hosted the Air Force’s joint international F-16 pilot trainin...

Taiwan Air Force F-16s carry out live-fire test of Harpoon missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Early this morning, as the Chinese navy was preparing to spend the day conducting military drills in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan’s Air Force dispatched two F-16 Fighte...

Taiwan Air Force invites foreigners to attend public event at Hualien Air Base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Air Force is currently preparing for an air show and base tour scheduled for the Hualien Air Force Base, which will be open to the public Aug. 10. After fore...

Taiwan military to spend NT$80 billion on anti-radiation drone fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Air Force’s Air Defense and Missile Command has confirmed plans to spend NT$80 billion (about US$2.54 billion) over five years to develop an anti-radiation, u...

Taiwan Air Force to conduct landings and takeoffs on highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Air Force will be conducting an emergency landing/takeoff exercise on a highway strip in Huatan Township (花壇戰備道) in Changhua County on May 28, closing the h...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan Air Force base, meet Minister of Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) a delegation of U.S. lawmakers is visiting Taiwan this week. On Tuesday, April 16, four U.S. Congr...

Rubio says Chinese incursions will not 'scare US' into dropping commitments to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that Chinese fighter jets crossed over the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio today on Twitter said that such incursions would not &...

China to put Taiwan's airspace in 'patrol range': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The same day Chinese warplanes crossed over the median line on the Taiwan Strait, the Chinese state-run mouthpieces the Global Times published an editorial stating that if the ...