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US, S. Korea fire missiles to sea, matching North's launches

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korean militaries launched eight ballistic missiles into the sea Monday in a show of force matching a North Korean missile display a day earlier that exten...

Video shows Taiwan guns blaze in live-fire drill off China's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army on Friday (March 25) held live-fire exercises on the Matsu Islands amid the heightened alert over the Russian invasion of Ukraine and increased incursions by Chin...

US, Filipino forces start war drills in region facing Taiwan

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of American and Filipino forces began on Monday one of their largest combat exercises in years that will include live-fire maneuvers, aircraft assaults, urban warf...

Taiwan Army conducts live-fire exercise to improve combat capability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army Aviation and Special Forces Command conducted a multi-day live-fire exercise to increase its combat capability and familiarize pilots with air-to-surface weapons....

Taiwan to hold live-fire exercise on Dongyin Island next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced Tuesday (Feb. 16) it will conduct live-fire drills on Dongyin Island in mid-March. The MND pointed out that it regularl...

Taiwan Army hones tank crews' combat abilities with live-fire exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to strengthen its defense capabilities, the Army on Tuesday (Dec. 21) conducted specialized training for its tank platoons at the Kengzikou training ground in Hsi...

Taiwan conducts multiple counterattack drills around nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Han Kuang 37 live-fire exercise entered its fourth day on Thursday (Sept. 16) and saw multiple drills held around the nation simulating an enemy invasion. In Taiwan...

Taiwan kicks off annual Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Han Kuang 37 live-fire exercise kicked off Monday morning (Sept. 13) after Taiwan’s Joint Operations Command Center gave the order. The five-day wargames, whi...

Taiwan Air Force conducts rehearsal drill ahead of Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force on Monday (Sept. 6) conducted a takeoff and landing rehearsal drill ahead of the annual Han Kuang exercise. Monday's drill began at 5 a.m. in Pingtung...

Taiwan's Keelung-class destroyers train to counter Chinese attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy on Wednesday (Aug. 25) released a photo of all four of its guided-missile destroyers taking part in a recent live-fire exercise amid rising tensions in the Taiwan...

Taiwan Army holds live-fire artillery drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s 21st Artillery Command on Wednesday (Aug. 11) conducted live-fire drills in central Taiwan as part of an inspection. After performing tactical maneuver...

Taiwan Army to hold missile-firing exercise in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Army will hold a live-fire exercise from late August to early September. Military officials on Thursday (July 22) revealed that Apache, SuperCobra, and Kiowa...

China conducts naval exercise in East China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) on Saturday (July 17) said that the People’s Liberation Army Navy will begin conducting a six-day drill that will last...

Taiwan Army conducts live-fire drills in Matsu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Army recently carried out a nighttime live-fire exercise on Taiwan’s outlying island of Matsu. The Army on Tuesday (June 29) posted photos of the dr...

Taiwan Navy showcases upgraded cannons in live-fire drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Navy recently conducted target practice in order to maintain combat readiness despite the ongoing epidemic situation. The Naval Command pointed out on Wed...