Chinese destroyer Changchun (foreground) followed by Taiwanese Cheng Kung-class frigate on August 5, 2022. (Weibo photo)
China has dispatched 341 military planes, 109 naval ships around Taiwan in March
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked four naval vessels around the country between 6 a.m. on Wednesday (March 29) and 6 a.m. on Thursday (March 30).
Taiwan’s armed forces monitored the situation and dispatched navy vessels and activated land-based missile systems in response to the presence of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) warships, reported the MND. No Chinese military aircraft were detected around Taiwan during this period.
Thus far in March, China has dispatched 341 military planes and 109 naval ships around Taiwan. Beijing has stepped up its gray zone tactics in the Taiwan Strait by regularly deploying warplanes and warships in Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ).
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