Week in Taiwan Defense is a weekly overview of events relevant to Taiwan defense and regional security.
Harriers would seem to offer a head-on straight solution to the tactical dilemma facing Taiwan. But close analysis reveals that the aircraft isn’t worth the trouble
Taiwan’s fighter jet fleet and future procurement options (2015 update)
Up-to-date order of battle of the ROC Air Force and ROC Navy Naval Aviation organized by designated units and geographic location of air bases and naval air stations
Taiwan needs anti-access strategy, but it also needs an air force to complement it.
China officially launched the new M503 commercial flight route on March 29 — right in the centre of the Taiwan Strait. Initial reactions in Taipei were of surprise and rejection, which […]
What can Taiwan learn from a decade-old exercise in which the weaker party prevailed against its much more formidable opponent? The days when Taiwan could be confident that it had […]
Written by Liao Yen-Fan* Despite its critics, F-35 remains an ideal solution to problems faced by ROCAF A review of the deteriorating situation and the struggle for F-35 The deteriorating […]
According to U.S.-Taiwan Business Council’s report, Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) currently has 145 F-16A/Bs, 57 Mirage 2000D/Es, 126 IDFs, and 60 F-5E/Fs. However, not all the planes are […]