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April 2007 - Taiwan Special Weapons News

  • MND TO DEAL WITH PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN LEAKING HAN KUANG DRILL INFO CNA 30 Apr 2007 -- The Ministry of National Defense (MND) will deal squarely with personnel who are found to be responsible for the leakage of information about the 23rd Han Kuang military exercise to be held in May, an MND official said Monday.
  • U.S. FORCES WELCOMED, BUT NOT EXPECTED IN CROSS-STRAIT CONFLICT CNA 26 Apr 2007 -- Defense Minister Lee Jye said Thursday that it is not within the Ministry of Defense's assessment whether U.S. forces will come to Taiwan's aid in the event of military conflict across the Taiwan Strait.
  • TAIWAN WOULD HAVE TO FIGHT ALONE FOR FIRST 10-14 DAYS IF ATTACKED: NSB CNA 25 Apr 2007 -- Taiwan would have to fight on its own for the first 10 to 14 days in the event of a large-scale military attack by China, a National Security Bureau (NSB) official said Wednesday.
  • U.S. REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO TAIWAN CNA 25 Apr 2007 -- A high-ranking U.S. military official reaffirmed Tuesday the United States' commitment to provide Taiwan with the necessary assistance to defend itself against possible Chinese invasion.
  • SIMULATED WARFARE DRILLS TARGET CHINESE MILITARY: MND CNA 24 Apr 2007 -- Officers of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed Tuesday that the MND's just-concluded simulated computerized warfare drills targeted the Chinese military with missiles in counterattacking a mock surprise assault by China.
  • MILITARY CONCLUDES ROUND-THE-CLOCK SIMULATED WARFARE DRILLS CNA 22 Apr 2007 -- Taiwan's military has concluded a series of simulated cyber warfare maneuvers in which the various branches of the armed forces conducted mock counterattacks on China's coastal military targets after a simulated surprise attack by China, military sources said Saturday.
  • ARMY ATTRIBUTES CHOPPER CRASH TO HUMAN FACTORS CNA 10 Apr 2007 -- The crash of an Army UH-1H helicopter in a remote mountain region in Kaohsiung County in southern Taiwan a week ago could primarily be attributed to human factors, a senior military officer said Tuesday.
  • ARMY OFFICIALS PUNISHED FOR HELICOPTER CRASH CNA 10 Apr 2007 -- The Army Commanding General Chao Shih-chang and the commander of the Army's Airborne and Special Operations Command Wang Kuo-chiang were assigned demerits over the recent crash of an Army helicopter in southern Taiwan which resulted in the loss of eight elite officers.

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