CHINA WAR FEARS: Taiwan holds ‘LARGEST’ military drill in years over invasion panic

TAIWAN carried out its largest military exercise in five years to simulate a possible Chinese invasion as tensions with Beijing continues to rise.

The island, situated off the coast of south-east China, staged a drill featuring 22 warships and 22 fighter jets yesterday. The boats involved in the war simulation included two anti-aircraft and anti-submarine guided-missile warships, while the jets counted, among other aircraft, the Mirage 2000, the F-16 and the Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) - the nickname for the AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo, a multirole combat aeroplane. The Taiwanese forces fired their cannons, missiles, depth charges and...
source: Express

2019-05-23 23:02
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