Upgrades for Chinese military airbases facing Taiwan hint at war plans

//Upgrades for Chinese military airbases facing Taiwan hint at war plans

Upgrades for Chinese military airbases facing Taiwan hint at war plans

Satellite images have revealed China is upgrading and reinforcing its airbases closest to Taiwan along its southeastern coast, indicating Beijing may be stepping up its plans to take the island by force.The upgraded infrastructure at three airbases in Fujian province will give long-term logistical air combat support to the PLA air force, which mounted a record 149 sorties into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone over four consecutive days from October 1.The images, captured by Planet Labs…

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