The national defense of the Republic of China aims to develop the overall national strength, establish national defense forces, assist in disaster prevention and rescue, and achieve the purpose of safeguarding the safety of the country and the people and maintaining world peace.
Pursuant to Article 30 of the National Defense Act: "The Ministry of National Defense (MND) shall periodically submit the National Defense Report in accordance with national goals, general international situations, militar y situations, defense policy, force buildup, combat readiness preparations, utilization of defense resources and implementation of all-out defense."
The MND shall compile a National Defense Report every 2 years in order to describe changes to the current strategic situations and status of implementation of national defense policies.
The Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China is the highest authority in charge of military and national defense affairs of the Republic of China, and is responsible for governing the various units of the National Army of the Republic of China.
Part 1 Regional Posture
Chapter 1 Strategic Environment
Chapter 2 Security Challenges
Part 2 National Defense Capabilities
Chapter 3 Strategic Guidance
Chapter 4 Development of Capabilities
Part 3 Policy Reform
Chapter 5 Revising Conscription Term
Chapter 6 Refining Reserve Reform
Part 4 National Defense Governance
Chapter 7 Performance of Defense Undertakings
Chapter 8 Partnerships
Part 5 Heritage of Honor and Glory
Chapter 9 Civil-mil Unity
Chapter 10 Grooming Personnel