Skip to content

17 Chinese military aircraft, three naval vessels tracked around Taiwan

Taiwan tracked 17 Chinese military aircraft and three naval ships operating around its country between 6 a.m. on Sunday and 6 a.m. on Monday. Nine were monitored in Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), including one Tengden TB-001 reconnaissance drone which crossed the Taiwan Strait median line in the northeast sector of the zone. Additionally,  six Shenyang J-16 fighter jets, one Shaanxi Y-8 reconnaissance plane, and one KJ-500 airborne early warning and control aircraft were spotted in the southwest corner of the ADIZ. This event took place on 12/19/2022 at the following location: Taiwan Strait, Taiwan.

Incident Type: Military Conflict

Event Type: Show of Force

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Taiwan News