Annual Han Kuang live-fire military drills kick off

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/06/04
By: You Kai-hsiang and Flor Wang

Taipei, June 4 (CNA) The annual Han Kuang live-fire military drills were launched in

Photo courtesy of Military News Agency

Taiwan Monday to test and boost the country’s defense capabilities, focusing on joint anti-airborne operations at Ching Chuan Kang air base in Taichung, central Taiwan, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND).

The series of live-fire drills held in northern, central and southern parts of Taiwan that will run through Friday follows a string of computer simulated war games that were conducted April 30-May 4.

That morning, naval ships sailed from the Su’ao naval base in Yilan County and from Zuoying naval base in Kaohsiung and mustered in their respective war preparation zones upon receiving instructions from the Hengshan Military Command Center for a fight against a simulated attack by Chinese vessels.    [FULL  STORY]

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