Taiwan’s Defense Ministry Says 20 Aircraft From China Entered Its Air Defense Identification Zone Making It The Largest Incursion Yet By Chinese Military Aircraft

FILE PHOTO. Taiwan Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft (L) flying alongside a Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force H-6K bomber, May 11, 2018 © AFP / TAIWAN DEFENCE MINISTRY
The Guardian/Reuters: Taiwan reports largest incursion yet by Chinese military aircraft
Defence ministry says 20 aircraft entered its air defence identification zone
Twenty Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Friday in the largest incursion yet reported by the island’s defence ministry, marking a dramatic escalation in tensions across the Taiwan Strait.
The ministry said the air force deployed missiles to “monitor” the incursion into the south-western part of its air defence identification zone. It also said its planes warned the Chinese aircraft, including by radio.
Update #1: Taiwan’s defense ministry claims incursion by 20 Chinese military aircraft as tensions in region rise (RT) Update #2: Taiwan Claims to Have Scrambled Fighter Jets to Scare Away Chinese Aircraft (Sputnik)
WNU Editor: This massive incursion has definitely caught everyone's attention.Original Article

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