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11 Chinese Dongfeng missiles strike near Taiwan

Update 6 p.m. Aug. 04: The MND issued another press release at 5:30 p.m. stating that from 1:56 p.m. to 4 p.m., the PLA launched a total of 11 Dongfeng ballistic missiles into the waters surroundin...

In a Nevada county, election conspiracies sow deep distrust

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights, livestock rules and marijuana licenses are among the many ...

Missile launch canceled due to broken target drone launching mechanism: Taiwan Air Force

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force Command on Monday (May 30) clarified its reasons for canceling a recent Patriot II missile-firing drill, following news reports that it had failed to launch ...

N. Korea fires artillery into sea days after missile launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired suspected artillery pieces into the sea on Sunday, South Korea’s military said, days after the North’s latest missile launch ended in failure amid the count...

North Korea fires multiple rocket launcher

North Korea on Sunday fired a short-range multiple rocket launcher, the South's military said. It was the latest in a series of weapons tests amid heightened tensions in the region. "This m...

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid China, Russia worry

GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together on Tuesday near Mt. Fuji as the two allies strengthen military cooperation amid growing ma...

N Korea confirms missile test designed for submarine launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday that it had test-fired a newly developed ballistic missile from a submarine, in its first such underwater test-launch in two years and one it...

Taiwan to hold missile tests in mid-August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology NCSIST on Saturday (Aug. 7) announced it will conduct a series of missile-firing tests later this month. Acc...

New warship to be handed over to Taiwan Navy Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military personnel have announced that the latest Tuo Chiang-class corvette, the Ta Chiang, has completed operational evaluations and will be handed over to the ...

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...

Search for Indonesia submarine focuses on oil slick off Bali

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The search for a missing Indonesian submarine on Thursday focused around an oil slick north of the resort island of Bali with help from Australia, Singapore and other countri...

Iran begins annual air force drill with drones, fighter jets

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's air force began an annual drill Monday, state television reported, with its aging fleet of U.S.- and Russian-made jet fighters taking part alongside locally made drones and ...

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...

Taiwan test fires missiles as Chinese spy ship lurks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan on Thursday (Sept. 24) began two days of testing its missile systems, a Chinese spy ship continued to prowl the waters off the country's east coast. The N...

Can China’s DF-21D missile destroy US aircraft carriers as advertised?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China fired a “carrier killer” anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) into the South China Sea on Wednesday (Aug. 26), the day after the U.S. sent a U-2 aircraft t...