Ministry of Defense, Taipei via Wikipedia Taiwan is still trying to assess the amount of damage caused by one of the largest espionage case, after the late-January arrest of General Lo Hsien-che, who ran the communications, electronics and information division of Army Command Headquarters, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. The
No message for them by rebuildingdemocracy Taiwan test-fired eleven types of missiles last Tuesday, but denies any link with China’s Hu Jintao’s state visit to the US, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Taiwan test-fired missiles of 11 different types during an exercise on Jan. 18 at the Jiupeng Missile
The wrong helicopter via Wikipedia Taiwan’s decision to purchase 31 AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters for US$ 2.5 bn in stead of Cobras is blasted in an article in Atimes, as it does not fit any of the island’s defense strategies. Defense expert Wendell Minnick explains why the decision is
Wendell Minnickvia Flickr Two high-profile arrests in Taiwan show that China has thoroughly infiltrated Taiwan’s Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB), writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Col. Lo Chi-cheng of the MIB and Taiwanese businessman Lo Pin are accused of supplying Beijing with the identities of MIB agents working in China.
Image via Wikipedia Although Taiwan’s military have problems in making ends meet, and have even deferred advanced US weapon systems, the island’s Marines want to push ahead with the purchase of new vehicles, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Taiwan’s Marine Corps is pushing for more money to replace its
Taiwan via Wikipedia Director General Tsai De-sheng of the Taiwanese National Security Bureau said this week that the number of rockets pointing at the island from China have risen to 1,400, but defense specialist Wendell Minnick is not convinced by the story, he tells Japanese media. Wendell Minnick, Asia bureau chief
Wendell Minnick via Flickr Taiwan’s military are running out of money because of huge outstanding bills for the US and a reduced defense budget, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. New procurements might not be possible in the upcoming three years. Wendell Minnick in his weblog: Taiwan is facing more
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