On April 9th an additional set of Chinese/PRC aircraft incursions into Taiwanese/ROC ADIZ (air defense identification zone) took place, following on April 8th previous air space violations, which themselves come after recent other air and naval violations from Chinese PLA/PLAAF/PLAN forces.
70 PLA aircraft and 11 vessels were detected by 16:00(UTC+8) April 9th. 35 of the detected aircraft had crossed northern, central, and southern median line of the Taiwan Strait and entered our southwest ADIZ. pic.twitter.com/PitgcyfjPI
— ??? Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C. ?? (@MoNDefense) April 9, 2023
Breakdown of the 45 median line violators provided by @MoNDefense for April 8.
Fighters: 4 J-11
Multi-role/Strike: 8 Su-30, 16 J-10, 10 J-16
Bombers: 2 H-6K
Tanker: 1 YY-20
ASW: 1 Y-8Q
EW: 1 Y-9G (probable)
AEW: 1 KJ-500
UCAV: 1 TB-001
— Evergreen Intel (@vcdgf555) April 9, 2023
“This brings the total number of Taiwanese ADIZ spots of Chinese military aircraft to 154 and median line crosses to 84 since 4/7/23.” reports Evergreen Intel on Twitter