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Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan has received the first shipment of anti-ship missiles which it ordered from the United States for its submarines, strengthening their attack capability, a senior official was Wednesday quoted as saying. Taiwan ordered the Harpoon missiles in 2008 as part […]


Taiwan grounds new US-made choppers over malfunction fears

Taiwan grounds new US-made choppers over malfunction fears

Taiwan Wednesday grounded its new fleet of US-made Apache attack helicopters for checks after a notice from Washington warning the model could malfunction. “There was some malfunctioning of the planes in the US army last week so we are doing […]


Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan Thursday displayed its first long-range submarine-hunting aircraft, days after Beijing showed off its nuclear-powered submarine fleet in yet another sign of China’s fast expanding military might. Taiwan’s military introduced the Lockheed P-3C Orion at a ceremony presided over by […]


Taiwan Warns of Potential Strategic Shift In East Asia

Taiwan Warns of Potential Strategic Shift In East Asia

In its annual national defense report, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense warns its neighbors, the United States and its own people that by 2020 the People’s Republic of China will be able to conduct a successful invasion of the island. […]


Taiwan military says China able to invade by 2020

Taiwan military says China able to invade by 2020

China’s arms buildup over the last two decades would give it the power to invade Taiwan by 2020 even if allies came to the island’s aid, a military report said Tuesday. The mainland’s annual military spending has grown on average […]


Taiwan receives first US anti-submarine aircraft

Taiwan receives first US anti-submarine aircraft

Taiwan on Wednesday received the first of 12 anti-submarine aircraft from the United States, as it beefs up its naval defences against China, the military said. Television footage showed the P-3C Orion patrol aircraft landing at an air base in […]


Taiwan develops ‘smart’ munitions against China: report

Taiwan develops ‘smart’ munitions against China: report

Taiwan’s air force will be armed with “smart” munitions before the year’s end that could be used against any Chinese invasion by striking airfields and harbors on the mainland, media reported Saturday. The new weaponry, developed under a project codenamed […]


Taiwan to continue buying arms from US

Taiwan to continue buying arms from US

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday the island will continue to acquire arms from the United States, dismissing reports that the US and China could discuss ending such sales. Ma spoke after local and Chinese media Thursday quoted a Chinese […]


Taiwan military drill stages China attack scenario

Taiwan military drill stages China attack scenario

Taiwan started a computerized military drill on Monday, set against an imagined scenario in which China invades the island in 2017. The five-day exercise is part of the island’s biggest annual military maneuver which is this year codenamed ‘Han Kuang […]


 
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