Taiwan military joins US-hosted Indo-Pacific Landpower Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Army was present at an Indo-Pacific video conference on the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hosted by the United States, reports said Thursday (May 21)....

Taiwan signs arms sales maintenance agreement with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese military announced on Sunday (May 10) that the warranty on its Black Hawk helicopters expired in September last year and that it has signed a post-sale agree...

Taiwan's Night Hawks training troops from Middle Eastern country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a sign of Taiwan's increased military exchanges with other nations, an inside source says that an elite unit of Taiwan's special forces is training soldiers fro...

Army helicopter makes unexpected hard landing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aviation and Special Forces Command announced Wednesday (May 6) that an OH-58D Kiowa helicopter made a hard landing during a routine training assessment near Guiren Distri...

Tanks spotted in NE Taiwan as tensions with China rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan battle tanks were spotted prowling the streets of Yilan, Taiwan, on Wednesday (March 25), as cross-strait tensions rise during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pand...

Update: Black Hawk carrying top Taiwan general crash lands in mountains

Update: 01/02 3:00 p.m. Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) is among eight who perished in the crash, while five others aboard the chopper have reportedly survived. Two major generals and...

Taiwan Army to receive first M1A2T tanks from U.S. in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Army will receive the first of the 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks it ordered from the United States in 2022, with their arrival in Taiwan scheduled for the following year, the...

Taiwan Army looking for 20 missing rifle bullets after test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 10th Army Command was still looking for 20 cartridges gone missing after live-fire tests in southern Taiwan, reports said Saturday (August 3). The Army’s 234 ...

US demonstrates strong Taiwan support with US$2.2 billion arms sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A proposed US$2 billion (NT$68.6 billion) arms sale to Taiwan is being viewed as a strong demonstration of support to the island nation and likely to exacerbate deteriorating U...

Taiwan Army crash leaves 15 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 15 soldiers were taken to hospital in Hsinchu County Tuesday (May 28) after their truck crashed into an empty sentry post during military maneuvers. The dril...

Taiwan plans new forward bases for Army Frogmen on Kinmen and Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese military has reportedly begun accepting bids from contractors for the development of two forward operating bases and equipment upgrades for the Taiwan Army’...

Taiwan's PSYOPS unit weaponizes snacks for fight against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As China continuously tries to promote "unification" through the internet and other channels, Taiwan's Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) Center is not only using ...

Taiwan military donates blood to boost reserves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to Taiwan’s critically low blood reserves, the armed forces begin a campaign to donate blood, reported CNA. Military spokesman Chen Chung-chi (陳中吉) sa...

Taiwan President promotes 26 military officers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) promoted 26 military officers in Taipei today, including the first female to the rank of major general of her administration. Ku Li-...

Taiwanese-American fined NT$120,000 for dodging draft for 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American man with dual citizenship has been fined NT$120,000 (US$3,885) for dodging the draft for 16 years, reported Liberty Times. The 35-year-old man, surname...