Chinese Military Incursions In Taiwan’s Airspace Are Not Only Increasing But Also Involving More Planes

Forbes: Taiwan’s Airspace Sees Increase In Chinese Military Incursions [Infographic]

On Monday, 25 Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), the largest incursion since the island first started reporting such activity in mid-September of last year. 18 J-16 and J-10 fighter jets were among the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) aircraft detected, along with four H-6K bombers. The remainder included a KJ-500 airborne warning and control aircraft and two Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense stated that it scrambled its own fighter jets and deployed missile systems to monitor the Chinese activity while radio warnings were issued.

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WNU Editor: This trend is rapidly becoming the new normal.

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