Taiwan's development of 'Teng Yun' drone on schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military said Friday (Aug. 7) the development of its domestically made "Teng Yun" (Cloud Rider, 騰雲) drone is right on schedule, following news the cou...

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...

High-altitude US spy drones spotted flying to south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotters reported two high-altitude U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying towards the south of Taiwan on Wednesday (July 15), with one website appea...

Taiwan's Han Kuang military exercise gets underway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang exercise started Monday (July 13) and will feature four historical firsts: the deployment of joint battalions, cooperative training of three special for...

36th Han Kuang exercise to feature 'joint battalion' training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang military exercise is scheduled to last from Monday (July 13) to Friday (July 17). While last year’s exercises featured fighter jets conducting ...

China parades its latest missiles in challenge to US, others

Military planners in Washington and elsewhere will be taking note of new missile technology displayed by China, particularly a hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching all ex...

China parades its latest missiles in challenge to US, others

BEIJING (AP) — Military planners in Washington and elsewhere will be taking note of new missile technology displayed by China, particularly a hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of b...

Taiwan opens first national drone testing site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increase in number in Taiwan, the government is preparing to introduce new legislation regulating their use in differe...

Taiwan, Thailand sign seven MOUs on industrial cooperation

Bangkok (CNA) Taiwan's Chinese National Federation of Industries signed seven memorandums of understanding (MOU) with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) in Bangkok on Tuesday to create new op...

Two Taiwan schools make progress by learning together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung City’s Sihwei Elementary School (四維國小) and Nantou County’s Fa-zhi Elementary School (法治國小) have become partners under the Ministry of Education’s col...

Taiwan military to spend NT$80 billion on anti-radiation drone fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Air Force’s Air Defense and Missile Command has confirmed plans to spend NT$80 billion (about US$2.54 billion) over five years to develop an anti-radiation, u...

Taiwan revegetates landslide areas by using drones to drop seeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau has revegetated three landslide areas, using a highly mobile unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), along with seeding materials and a variety of se...

Taiwan military aims to bolster asymmetric warfare capability with array of new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with the Executive Yuan’s latest policy report on the country’s state of military preparedness, the government is requesting budgetary approval from th...

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...

Nigerian leader: Islamic extremists are now using drones

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an...