U.S.-Taiwan-China relations in 2018, China takes first delivery of S-400 SAM, continuing spat over M503 route, reform of Taiwan’s defense industry, future and possible acquisitions, and more.
Asymmetry is the new black, at least among defense analysts dealing with the Asia-Pacific. Asymmetrical warfare is an age-old concept. Recently, however, it has been mostly associated with insurgent groups […]
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 […]
The fundamentally transformed strategic environment in Asia has forced policy planners in Taipei, and domestic and foreign experts, to explore innovative defense options that reflect the growing asymmetry—both qualitative and […]
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 […]
Taiwan’s military is to a considerable extent of defensive nature. This is driven by the general assumption – reflected in major defense policy documents such as Quadrennial Defense Review and 2011 National […]
North Korea’s rocket launch has once again draw World’s attention to Korean peninsula but for Taiwan it was an important moment for quite different reason. As Ministry of National Defence confirmed, […]