An F-16 fighter takes off from Hualien air base in eastern Taiwan. Photo: Military News Agency/ AFP An F-16 fighter takes off from Hualien air base in eastern Taiwan. Photo: Military News Agency/ AFP
An F-16 fighter takes off from Hualien air base in eastern Taiwan. Photo: Military News Agency/ AFP

Taiwan military stages exercise to fight off mock invasion

  • Large-scale drills conducted across island in what defence ministry describes as test of combat readiness
  • Exercise follows US Navy live-fire exercise last week and a series of incursions by Chinese warplanes in recent weeks

Topic |   Taiwan
An F-16 fighter takes off from Hualien air base in eastern Taiwan. Photo: Military News Agency/ AFP An F-16 fighter takes off from Hualien air base in eastern Taiwan. Photo: Military News Agency/ AFP
An F-16 fighter takes off from Hualien air base in eastern Taiwan. Photo: Military News Agency/ AFP
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