By: Lu Hsin-hui and Scully Hsiao
In a bid to test the military’s combat readiness in the face of a military threat from China, the drill will focus on swiftly preparing troops for battle and the mobilization of supplies and reservists.
The five-day drill is the first stage of the Han Kuang No. 31 exercises, which are designed to test the military’s combat capabilities after it completed late last year an initiative to streamline the military, said Maj. Gen. Zhong Shu-ming, director of the Defense Ministry’s Joint Operations Division. [FULL STORY]