The Eastern Theatre Command’s latest exercise follows joint air and naval drills near Taiwan in February. Photo: HandoutThe Eastern Theatre Command’s latest exercise follows joint air and naval drills near Taiwan in February. Photo: Handout
The Eastern Theatre Command’s latest exercise follows joint air and naval drills near Taiwan in February. Photo: Handout

Chinese air force’s drill ‘aimed at signalling deterrent around Taiwan’

  • 36-hour exercise simulates countering enemy planes during wartime, report says
  • People’s Liberation Army placing increasing emphasis on airborne early-warning and control aircraft, observers say
Topic |   China’s military
The Eastern Theatre Command’s latest exercise follows joint air and naval drills near Taiwan in February. Photo: HandoutThe Eastern Theatre Command’s latest exercise follows joint air and naval drills near Taiwan in February. Photo: Handout
The Eastern Theatre Command’s latest exercise follows joint air and naval drills near Taiwan in February. Photo: Handout
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