US Navy fires missile during South China Sea military drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy said Tuesday (March 24) that it had fired a missile during a live fire exercise in the South China Sea as tensions between the world's two superpowers co...

Greece, US hold live-fire drill following military base deal

LITOCHORO, Greece (AP) — Army aviation forces from Greece and the United States took part in a live-fire training exercise Wednesday at the foot of Mount Olympus, marking deepening defense ties betwee...

China to hold 3rd set of military drills near Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China is preparing to hold a new round of military exercises near Taiwan this week, the third set of war games within a month. As cross-strait tensions continue to rise afte...

Taiwan fires over 100 missiles during China war drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the midst of the war games being held by China, Taiwan fired 117 missiles during two days of live-fire exercises of its own. Ministry of National Defense (MND) Deputy Chi...

Taiwan Strait median line coordinates revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s defense ministry on Tuesday (July 30) refuted reports that the military drill carried out by China on Monday took place across the median line of the Taiwan...

Six Chinese military vessels pass through Miyako Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Six Chinese military vessels passed through the Miyako Strait, located between the Japanese islands of Miyako and Okinawa, to enter West Pacific last week, but they did no...

Taiwan holds live fire drill along southeastern coast

The military-affiliated National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Monday conducted a live-fire drill at its coastal base in Pingtung County, following a missile test at the s...

Taiwan military announces results of Hsiung Feng III missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsiung Feng III missile only needs 71 seconds to destroy a target at a distance of 47 kilometers, Taiwan’s military news agency said Friday (June 7). The resu...

Taiwan's army repulses simulated Chinese beach assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Troops from Taiwan's Army, Navy, and Air Force took part in a mock counterattack on a simulated landing on a beach in southern Taiwan by China's PLA forces on Thursday ...

Taiwan's military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach

FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island's coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beac...

Taiwan military holds largest live-fire drills in five years off east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The military mobilized 22 ships and 22 aircraft to hold its largest seabound live-fire drills in five years off Taiwan’s east coast Wednesday morning (May 22). Th...

Video shows awesome power of Taiwan's Thunderbolt-2000 missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video of Taiwan's fearsome Thunderbolt-2000 missile system being launched during a live-fire drill was released to the public for the first time yesterday by the Military N...

Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan prepares to hold large-scale military drills to deter China

Taiwan's armed forces are on Thursday holding their first live-fire drill for this year, an exercise aimed at improving their military readiness. It comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping recent...

Counter-amphibious landing operation held in Taichung

A counter-amphibious landing operation involving personnel from tri-service forces was held in Taichung Tuesday to test the Armed Forces' combat readiness. Staged at the Dajia rivermouth, the l...