Taiwan has launched a military exercise including F-16 fighter jets in response to Beijing’s war games, which began on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Taiwan responds to Beijing’s military exercises with drill of its own

  • Armed F-16 fighter jets simulate attack followed by medium and long-range missile launches into eastern waters
  • People’s Liberation Army launched two large-scale drills close to Taiwan Strait on Sunday
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taiwan has launched a military exercise including F-16 fighter jets in response to Beijing’s war games, which began on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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Beijing says its air and naval forces will stage a “routine” military exercise near the Taiwan Strait in the coming days. Photo: Chinamil.com.cn

China to conduct military exercises near Taiwan after US agrees US$2.2 billion arms deal

  • Announcement of ‘regular operations’ comes just days after Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen hosts reception for UN representatives in New York
  • Timing of defence ministry’s statement is a clear warning to Taipei, observer says
Topic |   China military

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Beijing says its air and naval forces will stage a “routine” military exercise near the Taiwan Strait in the coming days. Photo: Chinamil.com.cn
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