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Taiwan asks US for new fighter jets to defend against China

Taiwan has made a formal request to the United States for new fighter jets to defend itself against increasing Chinese threats, Deputy Defence Minister...

Taiwan unveils new drone as China tensions mount

Taiwan's navy showed off its latest long-range surveillance drone on Thursday (Jan 24) as the island's outgunned armed forces push to counter China's increasingly...

China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems -- and in some cases already has surpassed its...

China Opposes Foreign Participation in Taiwan Submarine Production

China on Monday expressed stern opposition to participation by the United States and other countries in Taiwan's submarine production project. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua...

China aims advanced DF-16 missiles at Taiwan: minister

China is aiming advanced medium-range ballistic missiles at Taiwan as part of a growing military threat towards the island, Taipei's defence minister said Monday. The...

Taiwan says capable of strike against China

Taiwan said for the first time publicly that it is capable of launching missiles at China, as the government on Thursday unveiled a major...

Major Taiwan defence report warns of China invasion risk

Taiwan pledged Wednesday to build up its military in the face of an increased risk of invasion by China in a major defence ministry...

Taiwan to build new jet trainer fleet by 2026 in defence push

Taiwan officials said Tuesday a new generation of locally built jet trainers would be completed by 2026, part of a push to strengthen...

Japan to conduct simulated drills for China-Taiwan clash

Japan will carry out a tabletop exercise next week to simulate its response in the event of a military clash between China and Taiwan,...

Taiwan simulates China attacks as tension rises

Taiwan began two days of military drills Tuesday simulating an attack by China as the government sought to reassure the public in the face...