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
China has a wide range of options to make the skies over Taiwan a hostile territory for Taiwanese pilots, but its new advanced air defense system is not likely to be one of them.
Taiwan needs anti-access strategy, but it also needs an air force to complement it.
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 […]
Since the 1990s each ROC President has played an important role in shaping Taiwan’s defence strategy, a process that reflects differences in their cross-Strait policies, the mind-set of other important […]
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 […]