The tests are expected to include cruise missiles with a range of 600km, meaning they could reach mainland China. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/AFP The tests are expected to include cruise missiles with a range of 600km, meaning they could reach mainland China. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/AFP
The tests are expected to include cruise missiles with a range of 600km, meaning they could reach mainland China. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/AFP
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South China Sea: Taiwan fires up missile tests to coincide with Beijing’s month of military drills

  • Taipei will conduct six rounds of missile tests while carrying out other drills in what is perceived as a warning to the mainland
  • Researcher at Kuomintang think tank says Taiwan seeks a military balance with Beijing, or to at least not drop behind

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The tests are expected to include cruise missiles with a range of 600km, meaning they could reach mainland China. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/AFP The tests are expected to include cruise missiles with a range of 600km, meaning they could reach mainland China. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/AFP
The tests are expected to include cruise missiles with a range of 600km, meaning they could reach mainland China. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/AFP
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