The H-6 is the PLA’s main long distance bomber and some models are able to carry nuclear payloads. Photo: Handout
The H-6 is the PLA’s main long distance bomber and some models are able to carry nuclear payloads. Photo: Handout
Taiwan

Record 18 PLA bombers enter Taiwan’s air defence zone in latest ‘practice run’

  • Cross-strait tensions remain high since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the island in August, with US arms sales another point of friction
  • Repeated air defence zone incursions and median line crossings aim to normalise PLA presence in area and raise combat preparedness, observers say

The H-6 is the PLA’s main long distance bomber and some models are able to carry nuclear payloads. Photo: Handout
The H-6 is the PLA’s main long distance bomber and some models are able to carry nuclear payloads. Photo: Handout
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