Taiwan Army continues Lienyung exercise

Joint battalions from Army's 269th Brigade deploy for live fire drills

Taiwan News
Date: 2021/01/077
By: Kelvin Chen, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

CM-11 tank engaging in live fire target practice. (Military News Agency photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army on Thursday (Jan. 7) continued its Lienyung exercise (聯勇操演), which was launched in Pingtung the day before.

The Army’s 269th mechanized infantry brigade put its newly formed joint battalions to the test, deploying snipers, armored vehicles, attack helicopters, and shooting live ammunition.

In order to strengthen the combat capability of the military, the 269th brigade kicked off its annual Lienyung drills at the Armed Forces Joint Operations Training Base Command in Pingtung to assess its combat capabilities. Deputy Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Qiu Shu-hua (丘樹華) oversaw the drills, Military News Agency reported.    [FULL  STORY]

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