Taiwan Holds Air-raid Exercise Amid China Tension

26 July 2022 16:13 WIB

A missile is fired from ROCS Chi Kuang as part of Taiwan's main annual "Han Kuang" exercises, as 20 naval vessels including frigates and destroyers fired shells to simulate intercepting and attacking an invading force, off Taiwan's northeastern coast, in Yilan, Taiwan, July 26, 2022. The military drills, which simulate the repulsion of an invading force, coincide with air-raid exercises across the island as it boosts combat preparedness in the face of rising military pressure from China. REUTERS/Ann Wang

26 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Smoke and water rises above FFG-1107 Taiwanese-built Cheng Kung-class frigate as part of Taiwan's main annual "Han Kuang" exercises, as 20 naval vessels including frigates and destroyers fired shells to simulate intercepting and attacking an invading force, off Taiwan's northeastern coast, in Yilan, Taiwan, July 26, 2022. As part of Taiwan's annual "Han Kuang" exercises, 20 warships including frigates and destroyers fired shells to intercept and attack a would-be invading force off Taiwan's northeast coast, while fleets of F-16 fighter jets and domestically manufactured Ching-kuo fighters launched air strikes. REUTERS/Ann Wang

26 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Naval vessels can be seen as part of Taiwan's main annual "Han Kuang" exercises, as 20 naval vessels including frigates and destroyers fired shells to simulate intercepting and attacking an invading force, off Taiwan's northeastern coast, in Yilan, Taiwan, July 26, 2022. The five-day drills come amid rising concerns about China's intentions towards Taiwan. REUTERS/Ann Wang

26 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

A S70C helicopter can be seen flying around SS793 submarine as part of Taiwan's main annual "Han Kuang" exercises, as 20 naval vessels including frigates and destroyers fired shells to simulate intercepting and attacking an invading force, off Taiwan's northeastern coast, in Yilan, Taiwan, July 26, 2022. The island-wide drills this year include repulsion of an invading force at a major harbour near the capital Taipei. REUTERS/Ann Wang

26 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Anping-class offshore patrol vessel fires a JhenHai remote rocket as part of Taiwan's main annual "Han Kuang" exercises, as 20 naval vessels including frigates and destroyers fired shells to simulate intercepting and attacking an invading force, off Taiwan's northeastern coast, in Yilan, Taiwan, July 26, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang

26 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB

Mirage 2000 airplanes fly as part of Taiwan's main annual "Han Kuang" exercises, as 20 naval vessels including frigates and destroyers fired shells to simulate intercepting and attacking an invading force, off Taiwan's northeastern coast, in Yilan, Taiwan, July 26, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang

26 Juli 2022 00:00 WIB