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Taiwan Scrambles Warplanes After Chinese “Air Incursion”

HeadlineOct 04, 2021

Taiwan’s military scrambled fighter jets over the weekend in response to two major incursions by the Chinese Air Force. Over 75 Chinese planes flew into airspace designated by Taiwan as an “air defense identification zone” on Friday and Saturday. This follows joint U.S., Japanese and Australian military exercises in the South China Sea, and after the U.S., U.K. and Australia announced a new strategic military alliance in the Asia-Pacific, known as AUKUS.

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