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How the US is preparing for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - When U.S. and Australian troops practiced amphibious landings, ground combat and air operations last summer, they drew headlines about the allies deepening defense coope...

Taiwan, S.China Sea loom as dangers despite revived US-China military dialogue

BEIJING/HONG KONG, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A resumption of military dialogue between China and the United States could help mitigate some tensions, but fundamental differences over Taiwan and the South Chi...

US, China top military officials speak for first time in over a year

WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The top U.S. military officer held a virtual meeting with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday, the Pentagon said, in the first such conversation in over a year amid hope...

US military revamping airfield near Guam to ensure Indo-Pacific security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Air Force is stepping up operations in the Indo-Pacific with allies to counter the growing military threat from China and North Korea. This week, in an intervi...

US considering stationing fewer permanent jet fighters in Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is planning on resuming the stationing of permanent combat jets at its base in Okinawa, but with fewer planes, Nikkei Asia reported on Monday (Dec. 18). In 202...

US military aircraft crashes in sea off Japan, at least one dead

TOKYO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A U.S. military aircraft carrying eight people crashed into the sea in Japan on Wednesday, killing at least one crew member with the condition of at least two others hauled f...

US, Philippines launch joint missions near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine Air Force on Wednesday (Nov. 22) announced that it is conducting patrols with its U.S. counterparts in waters to the southeast of Taiwan. The Philippine ...

US lawmakers voice concern over slow progress of F-16V delivery to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern over the delayed delivery of F-16 Vipers to Taiwan in a letter shared by congressman Robert J. Wittman on Tuesday (Nov. 21...

US Air Force official says Taiwanese willing to fight against Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are willing to fight in a cross-strait conflict if given proper training and equipment, a U.S. Air Force official has found. Taiwan-PRC Director for the Secre...

US, China to resume military dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and China have resumed military-to-military dialogue despite being at odds with each other over developments in the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea. Cynthia ...

Watch Chinese fighter come within 3 meters of US B-52 bomber

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military has claimed a Chinese fighter jet came within less than 3 meters from a U.S. Air Force USAF B-52 bomber as it flew over international waters in the South...

Fatal collision that killed 2 pilots brings a tragic end to the Reno air show and confounds experts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The mid-air collision that killed two racing pilots in Reno last weekend is confounding aviation experts. The first- and second-place winning pilots, both Californians,...

Giorgio Napolitano, former Italian president and first ex-Communist in that post, has died at 98

ROME (AP) — Giorgio Napolitano, the first former Communist to rise to Italy’s presidency and the first person to be elected twice to the mostly ceremonial post, died on Friday, the presidential palace...

Black teens learn to fly and aim for careers in aviation in the footsteps of Tuskegee Airmen

DETROIT (AP) — Marie Ronny and Kyan Bovee expect their futures to take off. Literally. The Black teens from Detroit are part of a free program teaching young people how to fly, while exp...

Top US Air Force official in Mideast worries about possible Russia-Iran 'cooperation and collusion'

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supplying of bomb-carrying drones to Russia could see Moscow help Tehran's program become more lethal, raising risks across the wider Middle East, the top...