Taiwan Reports Latest 25-Plane Intrusion by Chinese Military Aircraft

The Taiwanese Defense Ministry reported that 25 Chinese military aircraft entered the national air defense zone.

According to the ministry,  the PLA sent out 18 J-16 and four Su-30 fighters plus two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers and an anti-submarine aircraft.

In response to the incursion, the Taiwanese air force also scrambled jets and activated missile defense systems. 

Last week, 24 PLA aircraft also flew a sortie near Taiwan while the biggest incursion was reported last June. 

Beijing has not yet issued a statement on the incursion.

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