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Taiwan military debuts unmanned helicopter drone during attack drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The joint battalion of the Army’s 584th brigade on Tuesday (Jan. 19) debuted the military’s unmanned helicopter drone during a mock attack exercise. The Arm...

Taiwan carries out its first 'infinite altitude' missile test of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The state-owned National Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) successfully test-fired a missile with the highest trajectory altitude of "infinity&qu...

Gaza militants fire rockets out to sea in military drill

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a salvo of rockets into the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday as part of a self-styled military drill aimed at preparing for a pos...

US, Japan launch 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of Chinese attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military, Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF), and the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) on Monday (Oct. 26) began holding the "Keen Sword" military exercises amid...

Taiwan fighter jets conduct live fire drills in ongoing Tian Long exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Air Force’s annual Tian Long exercise kicked off Monday (Oct. 19), various fighter jets have carried out precision missile firing drills aimed to reflect a...

US, Japan to hold 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of China attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military announced that it will stage exercise "Keen Sword" with Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in Japan amid fears China could exploit distractions c...

Taiwan premier calls China's missile test waste of money

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China’s Eastern Theater Command firing 10 ballistic missiles during a military drill on Thursday (Sept. 24), Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) po...

Chinese military encroachment threatens peace: Taiwan's defense ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) has commented on the episode Wednesday (Sept. 9) in which Chinese fighter jets intruded into Taiwan's Air Defense Ident...

Report: China fires 'carrier killer' missile in disputed sea

BEIJING (AP) — China’s military test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea, including a “carrier killer” military analysts suggest might have been developed to attack U.S. forces, a newspaper re...

China's PLA says it's holding military exercises in and around Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday (Aug. 13) announced that it was carrying out military exercises in the Taiwan Strait and surrounding waters to "fig...

China to hold live-fire drill following US health minister's historic Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing is set to "welcome" the historic visit of the United States' highest level official to Taiwan since 1979 by launching a live-fire exercise between Au...

Taiwan's Marine 'Iron Force' sent to Dongsha Islands ahead of PLA invasion drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news that China is allegedly planning a simulated invasion of the Dongsha Islands (Pratas Islands, 東沙群島) this month, Taiwan's military has reportedly di...

Army makes history with military drill in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th annual Han Kuang Exercise entered its fourth day on Thursday (July 16), with an anti-beach landing drill on Taichung’s Chia Nan beach featuring two military...

Taiwanese Navy rules out human, mechanical error in marine training accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lieutenant General Sun Chang-te (孫常德), director of political warfare at the Naval Command, said Monday (July 6) that a comprehensive assessment of Friday's marine trai...

Supervisor of fatal military drill commits suicide: Taiwan Navy

One of the supervisors of a Navy anti-landing drill in Taiwan that went fatally wrong on Friday has committed suicide, the military said Sunday. Navy Lieutenant Commander Yang (楊) was found hanging...