Taiwan drill tests defense capability against air attack by China

The China Post
Date: May 24, 2017
By: Taipei, CNA

All three branches of Taiwan’s military took part in a drill Tuesday to test the

(CNA)

country’s defense capability against a simulated attack by China, in the second stage of this year’s Han Kuang series of military exercises, according to the military.

During the drill, F-16 jets, which took off from bases in Hualien and Chiayi, flew a route that simulated an attack by China on Taiwan proper, the military said.

In response, ground forces from the three branches of Taiwan’s military were deployed in the joint operations with the aim of testing the country’s defense capabilities, the military said.    [FULL  STORY]

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