Taiwan Military & Defence
On January 23, China forced Taiwan to activate its air defenses. The reason was the detection of 13 flights of military aircraft around the island nation's airspace belonging to the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
Taiwan is arming itself and local industry and the United States are helping. China's increasingly aggressive policy, manifested not only in verbal but also in actions, is forcing small Taiwan to intensify the technical modernization of its armed forces.
Taiwan creates coastal defense brigades say journalists from Taiwan News. The next year in terms of the Taiwanese armed forces' reorganization will be separate additional coastal defense brigades.
China demonstrated strength by sending its latest aircraft carrier near Taiwan shortly after the US destroyer's presence in the Taiwan Strait, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
In the face of tensions between Taipei and Beijing, their production is significantly accelerated in the coming years, which announced in the background of launching the first modernized Tuo Chiang type unit
Antony Blinken, elected by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the future secretary of state, is considered a moderate politician in China and a person with whom Beijing "can work," the South China Morning Post reported, citing Chinese experts
An upcoming exercise between US Marines and Taiwanese troops is set to take place in the coming weeks, according to information from several online media outlets in Taiwan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Such a deal became clear to the public after the US State Department announced the new sale to the Asian island and actually gave the green light to start deliveries.
Thus, there are growing concerns that the current events taking place around the China-Taiwan-United States relationship may escalate to a level that unfortunately builds a specific critical mass, leading directly to the emergence of another dangerous global crisis in the near future.
Tensions between China and Taiwan have escalated sharply in recent months. The threats followed one after another, especially after Taiwan decided to buy 66 F-16 fighters.
The Chinese army has enough strength, means and determination to defend the country's sovereignty, to prevent Taiwan's declaration of independence and foreign interference in the internal affairs of the PRC
State media in the PRC presented a promising Chinese weapon system amid growing tensions with Taiwan and the United States, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing The Guardian.
What has already been announced has happened, i.e. China is to make a show of strength in the course of military maneuvers, which are Beijing's direct response to the visit of the American official delegation to Taiwan.
The Reuters news agency, citing its own sources, reports that a deal may soon take place to sell at least four American reconnaissance drones to Taiwan. It is assumed that the amount of the contract could be $600 million
The US Department of State confirmed the readiness to supply elements to the armed forces of Taiwan for the modernization of the Patriot PAC-3 air defense systems in the amount of $ 620 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense said that the aircraft of the Taiwan Air Force intercepted a Chinese fighter jet that had briefly entered the island’s air defense zone on Tuesday, recording the third such incident in a week
The Beijing authorities are striving for a peaceful way to reunite Taiwan with the mainland, but do not exclude force methods. This was stated by the chief of the Joint Staff of the Central Military Council of the PRC, General Li Zocheng
TAIOEI, (BM) - On Sunday, the Taiwanese Air Force tried to intercept mainland Chinese military aircraft flying over the island, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Vzglyad and the Taiwanese military administration statement. J-11 fighters and H-6 bombers of the PRC of China flew around the Bashi Canal south of Taiwan. Taiwanese air forces!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. The potential deal is for 66 aircraft, 75 General Electric Co engines, as well as other systems, the agency said in a statement, adding it served the interests of the United States!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON (BM) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion (£1.8 billion), despite Chinese criticism of the deal, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. China’s Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible!-->!-->!-->…
WASHINGTON, (BGM) - The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion (1.6 billion pounds) worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already involved in an escalating trade war with Washington, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. An!-->!-->!-->…