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World Taiwan War Games Simulate Chinese Biological and Chemical Attack

12:15  15 september  2021
12:15  15 september  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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The live-fire portion of Taiwan ’s largest annual military exercise began this week with troops simulating a biological and chemical attack on China and preventing a decapitation attack on its president. At the 37th Han Kuang War Games – which have already been scaled down due to the coronavirus The drilling will take place across Taiwan as well as on the offshore islands in the Taiwan Strait. Army troops in the southern city of Tainan have received training in treatment and decontamination after a bogus bio-weapons attack , the Taiwanese Defense Ministry said. Soldiers were spotted and sent to

The 37th Han Kuang war games —already scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic—will involve the mobilization of both standing and select reserve forces. Drills will take place throughout Taiwan as well as on its outlying islands in the Taiwan Strait. Army troops in the southern city of Tainan trained in treatment and Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency. Soldiers with the ROC Army's 39th Chemical Group decontaminate a military vehicle following a simulated biochemical attack during Taiwan 's annual Han Kuang war games on September 13, 2021, in Tainan, Taiwan .

The live-fire portion of Taiwan's largest annual military exercise began this week with troops simulating a biological and chemical attack by China and preventing a decapitation strike against their president.

a man in a military vehicle: Members of the ROC Military Police guard critical infrastructure from mock infiltration and sabotage attacks during Taiwan's annual Han Kuang war games on September 14, 2021, in Taipei, Taiwan. © Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency Members of the ROC Military Police guard critical infrastructure from mock infiltration and sabotage attacks during Taiwan's annual Han Kuang war games on September 14, 2021, in Taipei, Taiwan.

The 37th Han Kuang war games—already scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic—will involve the mobilization of both standing and select reserve forces. Drills will take place throughout Taiwan as well as on its outlying islands in the Taiwan Strait.

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According to Taiwan ’s defence ministry, the games began with a test of the Taiwanese military’s medical ability to respond to a simulated biochemical attack from the PLA. Part of the exercise involved sending soldiers to a nearby civilian hospital to receive treatment. Taiwan is officially known as the Republic of China (ROC), its government having been driven by the communist rebellion from mainland China in 1949. The Jiashan military base is built inside a mountain in Hualien and is reported to have a 7,500 ft taxiway that allows aircraft to navigate uninhibited.

Army troops in the southern city of Tainan trained in treatment and decontamination following a mock bioweapon attack, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said. Soldiers were triaged and sent to field hospitals, while affected vehicles and equipment were hosed down by members of the 39th Chemical Group.

Day one also saw the armed forces practice combat preservation. Taiwan's fighter jets, main battle tanks and warships were relocated to assigned shelters in preparation for counterattack and redeployment.

Local media outlets captured newly retrofitted F-16Vs and Mirage 2000s taking off from the west of the island and landing at Chiashan Air Base in the eastern county of Hualien, where the key defense installation facing the Western Pacific reportedly includes underground hangers, a lengthy taxiway and space for around 200 aircraft.

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The Han Kuang war games are the 37th annual war games and will include testing Taipei's military response to a simulated biochemical attack in Tainan City. Initially scheduled to be staged in July, the games were postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak and the scope of the drills was scaled down to mitigate the spread of the virus. Tensions have long existed between the Beijing and Taipei, as mainland China regards Taiwan as a breakaway province and Taiwan considers itself a sovereign state.

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The military drills take place as China's People's Liberation Army warplanes continue to buzz radars by flying into the southwest corner of Taiwan's air defense identification zone. On September 5, a fleet of 19 PLA aircraft, including nuclear-capable bombers, intruded into the ADIZ, said Taiwan's defense authority.

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The games will test Taiwan ’s defenses against possible military attacks by China . Training began after senior officials visited the United States for heightened defense and security talks. The Hengshen Command Center deployed Air Force fighter jets, C-120 transport aircraft, F-16Vs and Mirage 2000s Initially scheduled to be staged in July, the games were postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak and the scope of the drills was scaled down to mitigate the spread of the virus. Tensions have long existed between the Beijing and Taipei, as mainland China regards Taiwan as a breakaway province and

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Amid the combat preservation exercise, the Taiwan Air Force dispatched two armed Mirage 2000 fighters from Taitung's Chihhang Air Base in southeastern Taiwan to intercept a PLA Y-8 electronic warfare aircraft operating near the island, according to Taiwan broadcaster CTS.

On Tuesday, Taiwan's military police simulated sabotage attacks on critical infrastructure, its Defense Ministry said. In northern Taiwan, Guandu Area Command of the 6th Army Corps conducted defense drills along the Tamsui River estuary. The exercise assumed an amphibious assault and attempted decapitation attack against Taiwan's leadership in downtown Taipei.

The highly watched main event of the Han Kuang war games—anti-landing exercises along Taiwan's fortified beaches—are scheduled for the latter part of the live-fire drills, which conclude on Friday.

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At 1:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday, the Wanan air defense drill will be held simultaneously throughout Taiwan, with citizens expected to shelter in place as air-raid sirens sound for 30 minutes to simulate a wave of incoming Chinese missiles and warplanes.

Taiwan's armed forces are to hold urban warfare, electronic warfare and cyberattack exercises in the coming days as well. Among the highly watched drills will be the air force's use of wartime highway strips, which assume the destruction of all other military and civilian runways.

Phase one of the Han Kuang exercise took place in April and involved a weeklong computer-simulated Chinese invasion. The live-fire drills were initially scheduled for July but later postponed due to a local COVID-19 outbreak.

China's military outspends Taiwan's defense forces by between 15 and 25 times, based on different estimates. The island's defense planners, who are also advised by the United States, have assumed a posture that is focused on asymmetric warfare and missile defense.

In the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, strategists predict the first wave of attack will involve a saturation missile strike to cripple key defense installations and critical infrastructure, followed by an ambitious amphibious assault across the Taiwan Strait.

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a street filled with traffic at night: Armored vehicles of the ROC Army conduct nighttime tactical maneuvers during Taiwan's annual Han Kuang war games on September 14, 2021, in Hualien, Taiwan. Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency © Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency Armored vehicles of the ROC Army conduct nighttime tactical maneuvers during Taiwan's annual Han Kuang war games on September 14, 2021, in Hualien, Taiwan. Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency Armored vehicles of the ROC Army conduct nighttime tactical maneuvers during Taiwan's annual Han Kuang war games on September 14, 2021, in Hualien, Taiwan. Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency © Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency Armored vehicles of the ROC Army conduct nighttime tactical maneuvers during Taiwan's annual Han Kuang war games on September 14, 2021, in Hualien, Taiwan. Taiwan Ministry of National Defense / Military News Agency

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The military maneuvers—likely an effort at political signaling by Beijing—come after Taiwan officially applied to join the CPTPP trade pact on Wednesday.The latest incursions by People's Liberation Army aircraft bring the total warplane sorties to 502 this year, according to publicly available data released by Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense. The country's defense officials estimated there were around 380 ADIZ violations in 2020.

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