Asia

  • An AH-1W attack helicopter launches flares during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan, April 17, 2013.
  • Taiwan held its first large-scale live-fire military exercise in five years, as President Ma Ying-jeou called on soldiers to maintain their "sense of crisis" as China builds up its military.
  • Rockets are fired from Thunderbolt 2000 multi-rocket launchers during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan, April 17, 2013.
  • A Scout helicopter launches missiles during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan, April 17, 2013. 

Taiwan Demonstrates Military Might

Published April 17, 2013

Taiwan has begun five days of large-scale military exercises meant to demonstrate its ability to defend itself against any attack from mainland China.


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