Taiwan holds military exercises

Thursday, 23 May, 2019 - 07:43

The Taiwanese military yesterday started largest joint air-sea drill in the last five years. Idea is to test its ability to repel an invasion of the island, according to the defense ministry. Drill involved 20 warships and 22 fighter jets, simulating a raid by an enemy force at the military port of Suao in northeastern Taiwan.

Part of its annual Han Kuang exercises, the drill focused on countering threats from China.