Today: Wednesday, 7 December 2022 year

China sent 22 aircraft and four ships to Taiwan.

China sent 22 aircraft and four ships to Taiwan.

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) dispatched 22 aircraft and four warships to an area near Taiwan on Sunday, the island’s defense ministry said in a daily report.

As follows from a message published on the official account of the department on the social network Twitter, as of Sunday 17:00, four ships and 22 PLA aircraft were recorded in the water area and airspace of the area surrounding Taiwan, while eight of them were two J-11 fighters, two J-16 fighters, BZK-005 and CH-4 drones, Y-8 and Y-9 multi-purpose transport aircraft crossed the so-called “median line” in the Taiwan Strait and entered the island’s air defense identification zone.

Taiwan sent an air patrol to monitor the situation, issued radio warnings, and also deployed anti-aircraft missile systems.