Taiwan Reports Over 2900 Communist Aircraft ADIZ Incursions

April 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “the CCP’s military aircraft disrupted the Taiwan by as many as 5704 sorties last year,” the Air Force Command clarified today (2) that the total number of aircraft invaded our air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in 109 totaled more than 2900 sorties. The Air Force Command further pointed…

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Taiwanese Response to “Chinese Academy of Sciences can not meet the needs of the Navy”

March 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “the Chinese Academy of Sciences can not meet the needs of the Navy” B situation, the Naval Command today (16) explained as after: First, “new generation missile cruiser” related weapons and equipment configuration system in accordance with the navy’s operational needs design and planning, the ship equipped with…

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USS Russell Conducts FONOP in Spratly Islands

February 17, 2021 – Today, USS Russell (DDG 59) asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the Spratly Islands, consistent with international law. This freedom of navigation operation (“FONOP”) upheld the rights, freedoms and lawful uses of the sea recognized in international law by challenging unlawful restrictions on innocent passage imposed by China, Vietnam and Taiwan. Unlawful and sweeping maritime claims…

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John S. McCain Makes Another Taiwan Strait Passage

February 4, 2021 – USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit Feb. 4 (local time) in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail and operate anywhere international law allows.

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Chinese Propaganda on US Military Presence in Asia-Pacific

June 22, 2020 – China is set to release its 2020 research report on the US military presence in the Asia-Pacific region amid the US’ recent increased military activities near China, including repeated trespassing into China’s territorial waters in the South China Sea by warships this year. The possibility of a conflict could substantially increase, which must be managed and…

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ARA Bouchard Captures Chinese Jigger Illegally Fishing

May 4, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Argentine Navy under the Ministry of Defense reports that in the early hours of today, ocean patrol ARA “Bouchard” detected and captured a Chinese jigger boat that was fishing illegally within the Argentine Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The procedure began when the crew of the ocean patrol ARA “Bouchard” detected the jigger “HONG…

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Communist Chinese Carrier Returns to Qingdao

May 1, 2020 – China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier formation Thursday returned to a military port in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province, after nearly one month of trans-theater training in the far seas. The training was a routine arrangement in the annual plan, featuring a long duration, many subjects, high intensity and complicated air and sea situations, said a military statement,…

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