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Why Taiwan is not trying to shoot down China's missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese social media post on Friday (Aug. 5) explains the reasons why Taiwan is not attempting to shoot down the ballistic missiles being fired over Taiwan. From 1:...

Why the Turkish-Greek island spat flares up again and again

The saber-rattling in the Mediterranean may seem puzzling. After all, both Turkey and Greece are members of the same defense alliance — NATO. And that alliance was established to come together a...

Patriot missile battery carries out Han Kuang drills in Taipei's Dajia Riverside Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An Air Force Patriot missile battery was deployed to Taipei’s Dajia Riverside Park on Wednesday (July 27), the third day of the Han Kuang 38 wargames, where troops p...

Taiwan's concerns on speed of arms sales will be conveyed to US, says ex-US defence secretary

Former U.S. defence secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday he would take back to Washington D.C. concerns expressed in Taiwan about the speed of arms sales to the island and the need to get greater acc...

First heavy weapons from Germany arrive in Ukraine

The first delivery of heavy weapons promised by the German government had arrived in Ukraine, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said on Tuesday. The arrival comes after repeated appeals fr...

Putin warns West against sending arms; Kyiv hit by missiles

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's new warning to the West against sending longer-range rocket systems to Ukraine came as his forces claimed to have destroyed Western military sup...

Russia hits Kyiv with missiles; Putin warns West on arms

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia took aim Sunday at Western military supplies for Ukraine, launching airstrikes on Kyiv that it claimed destroyed tanks donated from abroad, as Vladimir Putin warned that an...

Ukraine facing grinding campaign as it waits for weapons

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces locked in a grinding battle for control of the country's east struggled to hold off Russian troops and buy themselves some time Thursday while they awai...

Military hardware for Ukraine: Who plans to supply what?

The fight over Ukraine's Donbas can only be won with heavy weapons, military experts all agree. Ukraine's allies have so far supplied thousands of weapons and considerable amounts of ammunitio...

Live updates | 200,000 kids among Ukrainians taken to Russia

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Wednesday that 200,000 children are among the Ukrainians who have been forcefully taken to Russia and dispersed across the vast country. Th...

West promises Ukraine more, better arms to fend off Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The U.S. and Germany pledged on Wednesday to equip Ukraine with some of the advanced weapons it has long craved for shooting down aircraft and knocking out artillery, as Russian f...

Chancellor: Germany to send Ukraine modern anti-aircraft missiles, radar systems amid criticism Berlin not doing enough

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor: Germany to send Ukraine modern anti-aircraft missiles, radar systems amid criticism Berlin not doing enough.

Asymmetric warfare does not equal asymmetric weapons

Recent reports coming out of the White House, Department of State (DOS), and Department of Defense (DOD) stated that Taiwan should focus weapons purchases on “asymmetric weapons.” This art...

Man-portable Anti-armor Weapons Market Comprehensive Study over Players, Its Application And Segmentation 2022

Market Outlook For Man-portable Anti-armor Weapons Industry: If you are searching for, “How big is the Man-portable Anti-armor Weapons industry?” Then you came to the right place, here the...

Taiwan says it cannot afford new U.S. anti-submarine helicopters

Taiwan signalled on Thursday that it had abandoned a plan to buy advanced new anti-submarine warfare helicopters from the United States, saying they were too expensive. Taiwan had earlier said it w...