Former US senior diplomat calls for US-Taiwan-Japan security cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. diplomat on Friday (Oct. 3) called for tripartite security cooperation between the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan in response to the growing threat of China’s...

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...

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...

China military starts exercises in Taiwan Strait

[Last update: July 29 at 17:00] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said it is closely monitoring China’s military activities in waters southwest of the i...

Israel holds large military drill amid US-Iran tensions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel wrapped up its largest military drill in years on Wednesday, with thousands of troops from the army, navy and air force simulating a future war with the militant Lebanese Hezbo...

Planes to land, takeoff on freeway Tuesday in Taiwan's military drill

Fighter jets and other combat aircraft will use Taiwan's main highway as an emergency airstrip Tuesday (May 18), during this year's Han Kuang series of military exercises. The aircraft will...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South

North Korea appeared to have fired two short-range missiles, South Korea's military said on Thursday. The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the two missiles were fired fr...

Reports alleging US Marines conduct training in Taiwan rebutted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s military authorities rebutted reports that a battalion of U.S. Marines had conducted training exercises on the island as part of a tour that saw them deploy...

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South

North Korea appeared to have fired two short-range missiles, South Korea's military said on Thursday. The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the two missiles were fired fr...

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridic...

Iran launches cruise missile from submarine during drill

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it has launched a cruise missile from a submarine for the first time during an ongoing annual military drill in the Strait of Hormuz. The semi-official ...

Randall Schriver: US should provide protection to Taiwan based on TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Randall Schriver, the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, said in an interview with Japanese media that Taiwanese people should have a say ...