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Taiwan president visits army base to thank soldiers for standing guard during Spring Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Feb. 14) continued her visits to the armed forces by stopping by the base of the Army Guandu Area Command's first mechanized in...

Taiwan military members advised to avoid visiting Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) is advising all service members in the country to avoid visiting Taoyuan, where a cluster of coronavirus infections was detected ove...

Taiwan military debuts unmanned helicopter drone during attack drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The joint battalion of the Army’s 584th brigade on Tuesday (Jan. 19) debuted the military’s unmanned helicopter drone during a mock attack exercise. The Arm...

Taiwan Army continues Lienyung exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army on Thursday (Jan. 7) continued its Lienyung exercise (聯勇操演), which was launched in Pingtung the day before. The Army’s 269th mechanized infant...

Taiwan Army to replace or upgrade half of outdated equipment by 2035

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Half of the Army’s 2,000 pieces of equipment and weapons that are more than 30 years of age will be replaced or upgraded by 2035, Defense Minister Yen Te-fa (嚴德發) sa...

Taiwan Army holds mock wartime press conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the 36th Han Kuang exercise, the Lieyu Island Garrison, which falls under the Army’s Kinmen Defense Command, held a mock wartime press conference on Thurs...

Taiwan Army holds drills prior to Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang military exercise is expected to get underway Thursday (July 16) at Jianan Beach in Qingshui District, Taichung. In preparation for the annual large-...

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 ...