Home of Lisa's Top Ten, the daily email that brings you the world.
Donate
SUBSCRIBE

Lisa's Top Ten

Taiwan Deploys Advanced F-16V Fighter Jets Amid China Threat

Taiwan Deploys Advanced F-16V Fighter Jets Amid China Threat

From: AP

Taiwan has deployed the most advanced version of the F-16 fighter jet in its air force, as the self-ruled island steps up its defense capabilities in the face of continuing threats from China, which claims it as part of its territory.

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen commissioned into service 64 upgraded F-16V fighter jets at an air force base in Chiayi on Thursday. The aircraft represent part of Taiwan’s total 141 F-16 A/B jets, an older model from the 1990s that will be completely retrofitted by the end of 2023.

Read More

Total
2
Shares
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for a media conference ahead of a NATO summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels, March 23, 2022.
Read More

U.S., NATO Allies Watching China Carefully

U.S. security officials say they have yet to see any sign that Beijing is providing Moscow with military equipment or other aid to boost the Russian forces. But Western officials warn China's refusal to condemn Russia's invasion and its willingness to parrot Kremlin propaganda are cause for concern.