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Taiwan to test-fire new Thunderbolt-2000 rocket variant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shang Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has developed two types of extended-range rockets for the domestically developed Thunderbolt-2000 mul...

Taiwan Army holds rehearsal ahead of National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army held a National Day rehearsal early Thursday morning (Sept. 30), with a total of 170 military vehicles passing through the plaza in front of the Presidential Offi...

Taiwan's NCSIST says rockets in line with international regulations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has said that the cluster munitions it developed for the Thunderbolt 2000 multiple rocket l...

Taiwan bolsters defense with enhanced rocket launchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has a new variant of its Thunderbolt-2000 multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), which has a range of 100 kilometers. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) previ...

Chinese spy ships appear as Taiwan prepares missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese naval ships recently appeared near Taitung County’s Orchid Island as Taiwan prepares for several rounds of missile tests off its southeast coast, reports sai...

Chinese warship sails near area designated for planned Taiwanese missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warship sailed close to Taitung County’s Orchid Island, in an area where Taiwan is planning to test-fire a new missile, reports said Wednesday (Dec. 23). ...

Taiwan military holds rehearsal drill ahead of 36th Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military held live-fire rehearsal drills at Taichung’s Ta Chia river and Chia Nan beach on Thursday (July 2), ahead of the 36th Han Kuang exercise. Ove...

Taiwan's army repulses simulated Chinese beach assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Troops from Taiwan's Army, Navy, and Air Force took part in a mock counterattack on a simulated landing on a beach in southern Taiwan by China's PLA forces on Thursday ...

Video shows awesome power of Taiwan's Thunderbolt-2000 missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video of Taiwan's fearsome Thunderbolt-2000 missile system being launched during a live-fire drill was released to the public for the first time yesterday by the Military N...

Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...