A hundred PLA J-16 fighter jets have taken part in recent missions. Photo: AP
A hundred PLA J-16 fighter jets have taken part in recent missions. Photo: AP

How the Chinese military’s show of strength towards Taiwan highlights increased ability to target key bases

  • Military analysts say recent flyovers indicate the PLA can easily send warplanes to the southern and eastern parts of the island
  • The record number of planes entering the island’s air defence zone may be a sign jets from different units can team up on missions

Topic |   China's military
A hundred PLA J-16 fighter jets have taken part in recent missions. Photo: AP
A hundred PLA J-16 fighter jets have taken part in recent missions. Photo: AP
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