Taiwan’s latest military exercises show its determination to invade China


From September 13th to 15th, Taiwan held 37NS Han Kuang Exercise, annual military exercise of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Army. On September 15, Taiwan’s F-16V fighter demonstrated its ability to perform rapid landing, refueling, and takeoff.

The three-day exercise aims to combat various scenarios of PLA invasion, including major airports, runways, missile defense, and biological weapons attacks. This exercise simulates how Taiwanese military and medical personnel respond to these scenarios.

exercise display Some of Taiwan’s Air Force’s major fighters, including the F16V, Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF), Mirage M2000-5, and E-2K Hawkeye Early Warning, land on the Pingtung Kafuyu operational runway and refuel. Take off after doing.

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Taiwan Air Force fighters will park on a highway that has been converted into a runway during takeoff and landing training as part of the annual Hankuang training in Pingtung, Taiwan on September 15, 2021. (Taiwan Military News Agency / Handout) Via Reuters)
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President Tsai Ing-wen will participate in the takeoff and landing training of Taiwan Air Force fighters as part of the annual Han Kuang Exercise in Pingtung, Taiwan on September 15, 2021. (Distribution via Taiwan Military News Agency / Reuters)

According to Taiwan’s Air Force Command, the exercises fully demonstrated the unity of the army and civilians, strengthening defense and mobilization. Its strategic communication mechanism allowed the public to understand the military training situation and defense determination. Most importantly, it raised Taiwan’s defense awareness by emphasizing the importance of “Taiwan’s defense awareness” to all citizens.Public awareness, public support, public participation.. “

Taiwan is strengthening its defenses against the increasingly aggressive military operations of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the East China Sea and South China Sea. The United States and its allies are also deepening military cooperation in the region and developing strategies for a more effective military response.

The United States, United Kingdom and Australia announced a new trilateral security partnership for the Indo-Pacific on September 15 as China’s claims in the region grow. The first move under this partnership, called “AUKUS,” is that the United States and the United Kingdom will assist Australia in acquiring nuclear submarines. Joint statement By three governments. The alliance is also set up to enhance information sharing in key technologies among the three countries.

In other parts of the region, the current US administration has worked to strengthen partnerships against the Chinese administration, especially the informal “quad” groups of Australia, Japan, India, and the United States.

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Soldiers march towards the position during the beach invasion prevention training during the annual Hankou military training in Tainan, Taiwan on September 14, 2021. (Ann Wan / Reuters)

On September 10, before the Han Kuang Exercise, Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Wellington Koo, Secretary-General of the National Security Council attended A series of delicate talks known as “special channels” with senior US officials in Annapolis, Maryland. The conference is also known as the US-Taiwan Strategic Dialogue or Monterey Talk. These talks are an annual discussion of military issues between the United States and Taiwan, including defense reviews and political and military dialogue.

Stephen Shea


Former PLA engineer Stephen Xia specializes in aviation equipment and engineering technology management. After quitting military service, he followed the development of military equipment around the world.


One Reply to “Taiwan’s latest military exercises show its determination to invade China”

  1. Pretty sure your title got that wrong. How the hell does Taiwan, a 23 million population island, invade a 1.4 billion population China?

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