Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense reported that 31 Chinese PLA aircraft and four PLAN vessels operated near its waters and airspace today, marking the largest incident of the year so far.
The Ministry reported that 12 of the aircraft “crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait and entered Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ,” which included 6x J-11 fighters, 3x J-16 strike fighters, 2x J-10 multi-role fighters and 1x BZK-007 MALE UAV.
31 PLA aircraft and 4 PLAN vessels around Taiwan were detected by 6 a.m.(UTC+8) today. R.O.C. Armed Forces have monitored the situation and tasked CAP aircraft, Navy vessels, and land-based missile systems to respond these activities. pic.twitter.com/ND9uQ5iaPP
— ??? Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C. ?? (@MoNDefense) January 20, 2023