Taiwan Trains for Sea & Air Missile Shooting, Showing Self-Defense Ability

August 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of National Defense said today (2) that the sea and air force have conducted annual routine exercises in the Pingtung Jiupeng base and the eastern open sea in the past few days to verify the results of the weekday training, and to strengthen the experience of the officers and men’s live ammunition to achieve “defense, The same level of deterrence” strategic goals. Minister Yan gave high affirmation and praise to the participating troops to complete the training tasks with a high hit…

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Taiwan Responds to Public Concern Over PLAN Liaoning

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “the Chinese military exercise, some of which transcend the central line of the strait” and “the Liaoning may cross the Taiwan Strait for military activities”, the Ministry of National Defense said today (29) that Lu’s retired major and the headquarters announced the definition of the central line of the strait. The cognition is wrong. The contents of the relevant military activities of the CCP are related to national security. If it is not publicly announced without any verification,…

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Taiwan Statement on USS Antietam Transit of Taiwan Strait

July 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of National Defense said today (25) that a US warship (USS Antietam) sailed through the Taiwan Strait from south to north from the southwestern waters of China. The Ministry of National Defense pointed out that the US ship is free to sail through the Taiwan Strait, and the National Army uses the joint ISR as the whole process to grasp the dynamics of the surrounding sea and airspace in China. There is no abnormality during the period, and the people of the…

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China to impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan

July 12, 2019 – China will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Friday. Geng’s comments came after the United States earlier announced a plan of selling weapons worth 2.22 billion U.S. dollars to Taiwan. The arms sales to Taiwan by the United States are serious violations of the international law, the basic norms of international relations, the one-China principle and the three joint communiques between China and the United States, Geng said, adding that the sales undermined China’s…

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If US Warship “Illegally” Violates Chinese Territorial Waters Again, Bump Against It States “Expert”

December 10, 2018 – In a discussion on the topic of What Lies ahead for the South China Sea Issue and the Taiwan Question on December 8, Dai Xu, president of China’s Institute of Marine Safety and Cooperation, suggested that if a US warship illegally enters into Chinese territorial waters again, two Chinese warships should be sent, one to stop it and the other to bump against and sink it, adding, “In China’s territorial waters, we won’t allow US warships to run amok.” Dai said he believes that both the…

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