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Taiwan Cabinet approves additional defense budget for more weapons systems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (Nov. 25) approved an additional defense budget of NT$237.3 billion (US$8.53 billion) to buy missiles and ships in an effort to counter China&rsquo...

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan passes NT$240-billion extra budget for missiles, ships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday (Nov. 23) passed a NT$240-billion (US$8.63-billion) extra budget for the Navy and Air Force to be spent on missiles and drones. The fund...

Taiwan shows off jets equipped with Wan Chien missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After dozens of Chinese military planes intruded into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the past weekend, the Air Force on Tuesday (Jan. 26) showe...

Taiwan Air Force test-fires domestic cruise missile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-seater Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) from the Air Force’s First Fighter Wing on Wednesday (Nov. 11) took off from Tainan to carry out a test firing of the d...

Taiwanese cruise missile capable of striking China's coast now operational

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missile, which is capable of hitting southern China's coastal bases, is now officially operational, Li...