Taiwan Military Pledges To Buy Thousands Of Commercial Drones


Taiwan UAV's drone, the Tu-30VG, on display at the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition.

Credit: Steve Trimble/Aviation Week
TAIPEI, Taiwan—Taiwan’s military has released plans to acquire more than 7,000 commercial drones and hundreds of military-grade uncrewed air vehicles (UAV) over the next five years as dozens of local companies enter the market with small drones. The 2023 National Defense Report released by Taiwan's...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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