Taiwan has grounded its F-16V fighter jets following a crash. The search for the pilot was continuing on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Taiwan has grounded its F-16V fighter jets following a crash. The search for the pilot was continuing on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Why Taiwan’s F-16Vs are its best bet against the J-20 stealth fighter

  • Tuesday’s accident involving one of the island’s upgraded jets a setback but the island is relying on the advanced planes to fend off an air attack
  • Are the F-16V’s sophisticated weapons systems, intelligence sharing and advanced radar a match for the PLA’s showcase plane?

Topic |   China's military weapons
Taiwan has grounded its F-16V fighter jets following a crash. The search for the pilot was continuing on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Taiwan has grounded its F-16V fighter jets following a crash. The search for the pilot was continuing on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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