A PLA warplane refuels in mid-air during the recent exercises. Photo: AFP
A PLA warplane refuels in mid-air during the recent exercises. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

Taiwan Strait drills shed light on some of Beijing’s tactics for seizing island: analysts

  • Military analysts say the PLA’s preferred option would be lightning strikes with the aim of quickly taking out Taiwan’s command centres
  • Recent exercises included large-scale air and sea drills, simulated amphibious landings and an effective blockade of the island

A PLA warplane refuels in mid-air during the recent exercises. Photo: AFP
A PLA warplane refuels in mid-air during the recent exercises. Photo: AFP
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