The Ministry of National Defense released military developments around Taiwan.
(Provided by the Department of Defense)
[Reporter Wu Shuwei/Report from Taipei] China continues to send military planes and warships around the Taiwan Strait, disrupting the situation and stability in the region.
The Ministry of National Defense pointed out this morning that from 6:00 a.m. yesterday (17th) to 6:00 a.m. today, it was detected that the Chinese Communist Party sent 26 sorties of military aircraft and 4 sub-warships to continue activities around the Taiwan Strait. And 15 sorties in the southeast airspace, a "BZK-005" drone entered the southeast airspace of Taiwan, and another "Zhi 9" anti-submarine helicopter took off and landed in the airspace of eastern Taiwan.
The Ministry of National Defense revealed this morning that Chinese military planes had harassed Taiwan for a total of 24 hours from the early morning of yesterday to the early morning of today.
One "Rainbow 4" drone, four "J-10" fighters, and several "J-16" fighters crossed the center line of the Taiwan Strait and entered the Taiwan Air Defense Identification Zone.
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In addition, another "BZK-005" drone crossed the center line of the strait, flew all the way to the airspace southeast of Taiwan, and then flew back to the coast of China along a similar route. A "Zhi 9" anti-submarine helicopter took off in the airspace of eastern Taiwan It shows that there are currently Chinese Communist Navy ships in the waters east of Taiwan.
One "Yun 8" anti-submarine aircraft and one "BZK-007" drone entered Taiwan's southwest airspace from the sea off the border between Guangdong Province and Fujian Province in China; Enter the airspace southwest of Taiwan.
The Ministry of National Defense did not announce the number of "J-16" fighters that entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone on each course, but only announced that the total number of "J-16" fighters was 6.
The Ministry of National Defense pointed out that the national military uses mission aircraft, ships and shore-mounted missile systems to closely monitor and respond.