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THE CASE FOR MORE TAIWANESE MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS

The weapons are in the process of being integrated into fixed locations around Taiwan, but the island needs more.Should U.S. sea-launched F-35 stealth fighters be unable to achieve air superiority during a surprise Chinese air attack on Taiwan, how vulnerable would Taiwan be? On several occasions in recent years, China has flown J-10 and J-16… Continue reading THE CASE FOR MORE TAIWANESE MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS

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ACTIONS BEST ANSWER TO ‘TAIWAN INDEPENDENCE’: SPOKESPERSON

Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will never tolerate "Taiwan independence" separatist acts and external interference, and will take resolute countermeasures, a Chinese defense spokesperson said Thursday."Actions are the best answer," said Wu Qian, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, at a regular press conference. A photo combination of Chinese President Xi and Taiwan… Continue reading ACTIONS BEST ANSWER TO ‘TAIWAN INDEPENDENCE’: SPOKESPERSON

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U.S. WARNS CHINA ON TAIWAN AS DEFENSE OFFICIALS MEET TO COOL TENSIONS

SINGAPORE --- U.S Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III warned China on Saturday against what he called “provocative and destabilizing” activity near the disputed island of Taiwan, following talks with China’s defense minister, Gen. Wei Fenghe, that focused on preventing regional tensions from escalating into crises.Taiwan — a self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its… Continue reading U.S. WARNS CHINA ON TAIWAN AS DEFENSE OFFICIALS MEET TO COOL TENSIONS

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‘SMASH TO SMITHEREENS’: CHINA THREATENS US WITH ‘ WAR NO MATTER THE COST’ OVER TAIWAN

China's defense minister threatened all-out war while discussing Taiwan's independence during a meeting between top Chinese and American military officials. The threats were made on Friday during the first face-to-face meeting of U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe."If anyone dares to split Taiwan from China, the Chinese army will… Continue reading ‘SMASH TO SMITHEREENS’: CHINA THREATENS US WITH ‘ WAR NO MATTER THE COST’ OVER TAIWAN

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PLA EASTERN THEATER COMMAND CONDUCTS PATROL WITH COMBAT-READINESS AROUND THE TAIWAN ISLAND

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theater Command had conducted a combined combat-readiness patrol in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan island as a warning against recent U.S. support for "Taiwan independence" forces, Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command, said on Wednesday. Taiwan is a part of China, and… Continue reading PLA EASTERN THEATER COMMAND CONDUCTS PATROL WITH COMBAT-READINESS AROUND THE TAIWAN ISLAND