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Taiwan's NCSIST begins 3-day drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has begun a three-day firing exercise off Taiwan’s southeastern coast. On Tuesday morning at ...

Taiwan Air Force pilots start training with indigenous 'Brave Eagles'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pilots have started training on the indigenous “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT), the Air Force said Friday (May 6). The military ordered 66 Brave Ea...

Suspected Russian pilot spotted after PLA jet crashes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced over the weekend showing a foreign pilot sitting in a field in rural China after the military jet he had been aboard crashed. Duowei News on Monday (Apri...

Explosion at Taiwan defense contractor AIDC kills one

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An explosion at a Taichung factory of defense contractor Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC, 漢翔航空工業) killed one worker and injured six others, reports said...

Taiwan Air Force takes delivery of 2nd Brave Eagle Advanced Jet Trainer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s second indigenous “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) arrived at an Air Force base in Taitung County on Wednesday (Dec. 22), ready for serv...

Taiwan Air Force to receive 1st mass-produced Brave Eagle jet trainer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first mass-produced Brave Eagle advanced jet trainer will be officially handed over to the Air Force on Monday (Nov. 29). The aircraft, built by Aerospace Industria...

Taiwan: China is using 'gray zone' tactics to take control

Taiwan on Tuesday said that China is seeking to take control of the island by wearing down its military capabilities and influencing public opinion. Beijing is employing "gray zone" tactics...

Taiwan’s domestically produced 'Brave Eagle' jet trainer makes debut flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a significant step forward for Taiwan’s indigenous defense industry, the “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) conducted its official inaugural fli...

New Chunghwa Post stamps showcase Taiwan's core technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chunghwa Post is set to issue a set of special stamps representing Taiwan's six core industries and future technologies on Friday (Aug 27.) Limited to 4000 sets...

Taiwan's AIDC assures public F-16 upgrades follow stringent procedures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) on Wednesday (Aug. 18) addressed last week's hydrazine leak, saying the process of upgrading the country's ...

Taiwan's new jet trainer conducts 'touch and go' drills in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s new advanced jet trainer, Brave Eagle, on Tuesday (July 20) performed maneuvers as part of its tactical evaluations before it is mass-produced. At 8:07 a...

Taiwan Air Force buys 96 Sarbe personal locator beacons from France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force has budgeted NT$40.37 million (US$1.44 million) to buy Sarbe 6-406G personal locator beacons from France in order to save pilots faster after a crash, report...

Brave Eagle jet trainers tested at southeast Taiwan base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indigenous “Brave Eagle” advanced jet trainers (AJT) have appeared near Zhihang Air Force Base in Taitung County, drawing plane-lovers to their new home, repor...

Taiwan tests first two indigenous Brave Eagle jet trainers to replace F-5s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC, 漢翔航空工業) was a passenger on board one of two indigenous “Brave Eagle” Advanced Jet Train...

Taiwan conducts inaugural test flight for second 'Brave Eagle' trainer jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The second domestically built Brave Eagle Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) successfully completed its inaugural flight on Saturday (Dec. 26). The Military News Agency on Satur...