36th Han Kuang exercise to feature 'joint battalion' training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang military exercise is scheduled to last from Monday (July 13) to Friday (July 17). While last year’s exercises featured fighter jets conducting ...

US Navy surveillance plane spotted flying south of Taiwan for 2nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy surveillance plane was spotted flying south of Taiwan Tuesday morning (June 23), a day after another U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft was seen taking a simila...

Taiwan's Navy upgrades drone fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military announced on Sunday (May 17) that in response to the January 2019 drone crash and other mechanical failures, its entire fleet of Albatross unmanned aerial veh...

Devices found in missiles, Yemen drones link Iran to attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A small instrument inside the drones that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry and those in the arsenal of Yemen's Houthi rebels match components recove...

Taiwan building fleet of Kamikaze drones to counter attack by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is building a fleet of suicide drones to strike targets in China in the event of an attack by the People's Liberation Army. At the Taipei Aerospace and Defen...

As attack drones multiply, Israeli firms develop defenses

YEHUD, Israel (AP) — Israel, one of the pioneers of drone warfare, is now on the front lines of an arms race to protect against attacks by the unmanned aircraft. A host of Israeli co...

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparkin...

Taiwan opens first national drone testing site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increase in number in Taiwan, the government is preparing to introduce new legislation regulating their use in differe...

Two Taiwan schools make progress by learning together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung City’s Sihwei Elementary School (四維國小) and Nantou County’s Fa-zhi Elementary School (法治國小) have become partners under the Ministry of Education’s col...

Taiwan military to spend NT$80 billion on anti-radiation drone fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Air Force’s Air Defense and Missile Command has confirmed plans to spend NT$80 billion (about US$2.54 billion) over five years to develop an anti-radiation, u...

Taiwanese officials witness test of Japanese Terra Drone traffic system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation of Taiwanese representatives was in Japan last week to observe tests of drone manufactured by the Japanese corporation, Terra Drone, which hopes to provide th...

Video shows Taiwan fighter jets land on freeway to counter simulated 'Chinese attack'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's three major fighter jet models successfully made emergency takeoffs and landings on a section of freeway in western Taiwan on Tuesday morning (May 28), as part of ...

Taiwan revegetates landslide areas by using drones to drop seeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau has revegetated three landslide areas, using a highly mobile unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), along with seeding materials and a variety of se...

Bomb-laden drones of Yemen rebels threaten Arabian Peninsula

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk of sim...

Foxconn tycoon says Taiwan should use drones instead of F-16s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At an event in Taichung on Sunday (April 28), Foxconn founder and prospective Kuomintang presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) said that instead of relying on F-16s from the U...