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US making progress in backlog of arms deliveries to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has been making progress in ensuring weapons are making their way to Taiwan, National Security Council Secretary General Wellington Koo (顧立雄) said recently. Sp...

North Korea to welcome China and Russia with military display after pandemic isolation

SEOUL, July 26 (Reuters) - After years of pandemic isolation, North Korea has invited its friends back this week, hosting senior Chinese and Russian delegations for 70th anniversary commemorations of ...

Taiwan insists F-16V jet deliveries to be completed by end of 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All 66 F-16V fighter jets ordered from the United States will be delivered by the end of 2026 despite reports of “complex developmental challenges,” the Minist...

US Representative Mike Gallagher wants Taiwan at top of arms delivery list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mike Gallagher, the chair of the United States House Select Committee on China, wants Washington to put Taiwan at the top of countries needing speedy arms deliveries, repo...

Taiwan to receive early delivery of MK 48 torpedoes in 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following requests by Taiwan’s military, the United States agreed to move up the delivery of 46 MK 48 torpedoes to 2025 from 2028, reports said Saturday (May 6). ...

Taiwan to receive early delivery of 18 extra HIMARS systems in 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An extra 18 high-mobility artillery rocket systems (HIMARS) ordered by Taiwan will be delivered early, in 2026 instead of 2027 and 2028, reports said Friday (May 5). Ta...

US House committee chair to push for speedy arms deliveries to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Congress is pushing for speedier arms deliveries to Taiwan and for cooperation in military training, House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee C...

Taiwan Navy has received 11 of 13 MK15 Block 1B gun systems ordered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has already received 11 of the 13 MK15 Block 1B gun systems it ordered from the United States for the Navy, reports said Friday (March 31). The MK15 Phalanx Clos...

US Representative Mike Gallagher urges faster arms delivery to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher urged Washington to prioritize providing weapons to Taiwan in order to deter Chinese aggression. “We need to be moving heaven a...

US lawmakers call on secretary of state to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of U.S. lawmakers has penned a letter urging U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to add a stop in Taiwan as he prepares to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping (...

Ukraine updates: Kyiv urges Germany-led tank alliance

A senior Ukrainian official has called on Germany to establish a ''European tank alliance" to streamline military aid to Kyiv. In an interview with the Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland med...

Presidents Biden and Zelenskyy meet at the White House

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who arrived in Washington for his first foreign visit since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. Upon arrival, ...

Taiwan receives HARM missiles ahead of schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has received the 50 AGM-88 HARM missiles it bought in 2017, the defense ministry’s wartime regulations bureau chief, Lee Shi-chiang (李世強), said on Wednesday (...

Mystery plane crash: Were Serbian weapons headed for Ukraine?

Serbian mortars and mines, sold by a mysterious arms dealer and supposedly bound for Bangladesh, then transported by a Ukrainian plane that crashed in Greece — it sounds like the plot of a polit...

Russia 'again a threat' to Europe, Germany's Scholz says at NATO summit

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Thursday that Germany was working to expand its military capabilities as fast as it can in light of Russia's threat to the international order. "Through it...