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Guam is 'tip of the spear' in ensuring Taiwan's security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must fortify its relationship with Guam to maintain security in the Taiwan Strait, said Paul Chen (陳盈連), the director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Of...

Deputy defense minister hopes for more US assistance to boost Taiwan's self-defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of National Defense Hsu Yen-pu (徐衍璞) on Monday (Oct. 2) expressed hope for more American assistance in bolstering Taiwan’s defense capabilities. S...

US plans to use Egypt aid budget for Taiwan defense funding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is likely to benefit from the United States redirecting US$55 million (NT$1.75 billion) in military financing away from Egypt over human rights concerns, the Wall S...

US plans to use Ukraine budget for Taiwan arms deals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States President Joe Biden wants to use a budget request for Ukraine to fund weapons supplies to Taiwan, the Financial Times reported Wednesday (Aug. 2). If Cong...

US Air Force to visit Taiwan and work on F-16V anti-collision system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Air Force (USAF) will send staff to Taiwan next year to check the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS) added to upgraded F-16V jets, r...

Taiwan insists F-16V jet deliveries to be completed by end of 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All 66 F-16V fighter jets ordered from the United States will be delivered by the end of 2026 despite reports of “complex developmental challenges,” the Minist...

US Representative Mike Gallagher wants Taiwan at top of arms delivery list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mike Gallagher, the chair of the United States House Select Committee on China, wants Washington to put Taiwan at the top of countries needing speedy arms deliveries, repo...

Taiwan, US sign NT$2.56 billion F-16 maintenance contracts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has signed two contracts with the United States worth a total of NT$2.56 billion (US$85.32 million) to secure the maintenance of its F-16 fighter jets, the Ministry...

Taiwan, US sign NT$1.48 billion P-3C anti-submarine aircraft maintenance deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has signed a NT$1.48 billion (US$48.41 million) contract with the United States to secure the maintenance of its 12 P-3C Orion anti-submarine aircraft, the Ministry...

Taiwan, US sign NT$3.41 billion ship parts deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has signed a NT$3.41 billion (US$110.7 million) contract with the United States to procure parts for ships, reports said Friday (Dec. 16). The parts covered by t...

Taiwan, US sign long-range radar maintenance agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States have signed a NT$15.76 billion (US$506.27 million) deal to maintain long-range early-warning radar systems, reports said Wednesday (Nov. 16). ...

Taiwan inaugurates defense mission offices in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s defense mission has inaugurated its own office building in the United States following years of renovation, reports said Wednesday (Sept. 28). The missio...

Taiwan, US sign US$84 million Patriot missile maintenance deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has signed a contract with the United States valued at NT$2.52 billion (US$84.15 million) to maintain the readiness of its Patriot PAC-3 missiles, reports said Frid...

US is not inviting Taiwan to RIMPAC war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest naval war game in the world, RIMPAC, will see 26 countries participate in this year’s edition, but not Taiwan, reports said Thursday (June 2). After U...

US Senator Duckworth tells President Tsai Taiwan is not alone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States will not only support Taiwan in defense matters, but will also make sure the country does not have to struggle alone, visiting Senator Tammy Duckworth to...