Taipei. Chinese civilian drones are repeatedly trying to infiltrate Taiwan’s airspace. Recently, Taiwan has also shown its strength in front of China by firing on Chinese drones. To respond to the infiltration by drones, Taiwan has made preparations to install anti-drone systems at 45 locations.
According to The Defense Post, the island’s defense ministry said in a statement that Taiwan’s military first attacked a Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) drone when it tried to infiltrate Taiwan-controlled Kinmen Island. President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen It has also said that the country is determined to defend itself against a possible invasion by China. He also emphasized that the enemies will pay a heavy price if they act aggressively against Taiwan.
The report states that Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) has announced that the country will deploy a new anti-drone system at military bases by next year, ie 2023. This anti-drone gun jams the signal of the enemy drone, after which the flyer does not get proper contact and he falls down on his own. It has been announced to deploy it when Chinese drones are being found in Taiwan’s territory to spy.
China has intensified its actions in the Taiwan Strait since the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. According to the Global Times, according to information released by the Defense Authority of the Taiwan Region, eight PLA (People’s Liberation Army) naval ships and 35 aircraft were traced around the island on 26 August, 18 of them in the Taiwan Strait (Taiwan Strait). ) and was seen in the air defense area of the island.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 05, 2022, 13:53 IST