On Monday, the Chinese military announced that they had completed beach landing drills on the province across from Taiwan. According to reports, the drills simulated a beach invasion with “shock troops” evading barbed wire defenses and using smoke grenades.
The military drill, detailed in the People’s Liberation Army newspaper blog, happened in “recent days” and comes as tensions escalate between China and Taiwan.
Reuters reported, “China’s military said on Monday it had carried out beach landing and assault drills in the province directly across the sea from Taiwan, though it did not link the exercises to current tensions with Taipei.”
Weibo, the PLA outlet, noted that the exercises were, “divided into multiple waves to grab the beach and perform combat tasks at different stages.”
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