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Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years

Taiwan shows force in biggest naval exercise in 25 years

Taiwan’s navy fired anti-submarine rockets and guns Wednesday simulating their response if China launched an invasion, as part of the island’s biggest naval drill in 25 years. The event was presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou and staged primarily in […]


Fighter jets land on Taiwan highway in ‘China attack’ war games

Fighter jets land on Taiwan highway in ‘China attack’ war games

Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed motorway on Tuesday, in a scenario simulating a Chinese attack that wiped out the island’s air force bases. The exercise — […]


Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

Taiwan plans to spend Tw$74.8 billion ($2.5 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems to boost its aerial defences against China, a lawmaker and media said Saturday. The defence ministry aims to purchase the locally-made Tien Kung […]


Taiwan starts using drones to spy on China: reports

Taiwan has started using unmanned surveillance aircraft to spy on China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of Chinese missiles, media reported Sunday. The army in March commissioned a fleet of 32 unmanned aerial vehicles, […]


Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai said Wednesday it has pulled out of a deal to buy 4G equipment from Huawei after the government warned that the Chinese company posed a national security threat. Taiwan raised those concerns in March after […]


China Continues Military Modernization, Report Says

China Continues Military Modernization, Report Says

China continues to modernize and improve its military capabilities, according to an annual DOD report to Congress, and is also preparing for contingencies in the South and East China Seas where Beijing has been involved in increasingly tense territorial disputes […]


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 […]


 
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