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Photo shows Ukrainian soldier with Taiwanese gear and supplies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo shared by the Ukraine+Taiwan Forum Twitter account on Thursday (May 12) shows a Ukrainian soldier in a Taiwan-made tactical vest standing before several boxes of s...

Taiwan military sees possible delay in Stinger deliveries from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan might face delays in receiving American-made portable Stinger missile launchers beyond 2026 after confirmation that the arrival of self-propelled howitzers would be...

Taiwan to receive first two Abrams tanks in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is set to receive its first two U.S.-made M1A2T tanks by June 30. The two newly built tanks will be handed over in the U.S., where Taiwanese Army officers will l...

Taiwan Army conducts live-fire drills in Matsu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Army recently carried out a nighttime live-fire exercise on Taiwan’s outlying island of Matsu. The Army on Tuesday (June 29) posted photos of the dr...

Taiwan's army 'ill-prepared' for potential Chinese attack

Those who have been following the news about China's threats toward Taiwan might be surprised to see how little visible impact the situation seems to be having on the everyday lives of the island&...

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...

Attorney criticizes 'excessively light sentence' for retired Taiwanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent attorney on Wednesday (Jan. 13) chastised the high court for reducing the sentence of a retired general who received illegal political donations from a Chinese...

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...

Retired Taiwanese colonel jailed for being China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese army officer has been sentenced to two years and three months in jail for supplying sensitive documents to Chinese intelligence and attempting to form ...

Taiwanese soldiers visit AIT in uniform for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (Aug. 27) released photos of security cooperation activities between Taiwan and the U.S., including the first-ever visit...

Army officer detained for attempting to sell China footage of Taiwanese drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Army lieutenant has been taken into custody for attempting to sell sensitive military data to China. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed the ca...

Taiwanese Army holds event commemorating historic battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army Command Headquarters on Saturday (July 25) invited veterans of the battle of Kinmen's Dadan and Erdan Islands to participate in the ceremony commem...

Military expert urges increased defenses for E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Army had intended to use Taitung’s Feng Nien Airport as a helicopter training base for its Aviation and Special Forces Command, but the plan has met wi...

Military expert says Taiwan's Kiowa helicopter fleet safe to fly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of the tragic Kiowa helicopter crash on Thursday (July 16), concerns have grown over Taiwan’s remaining fleet of the observation helicopters. Accordin...

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...