PLA aiming 1,500 missiles at Taiwan: defense ministry

Lin Yu-fang, a legislator for Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang, said Monday that China poses an ever-growing threat to Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole, as its Second Artillery Corps has been renovating weaponry and upgrading missile deployments.

Based on a report on China’s military strength submitted to the Legislature by the Ministry of National Defense, Lin said that in the past year, the PLA’s Second Artillery Corps has increased its troop strength from 140,000 to 150,000 and the number of its ballistic missiles and cruise missiles from 1,600 to 1,700.

Meanwhile, the number of missiles targeting Taiwan has been increased from 1,400 to 1,500, he added.

Full article: PLA aiming 1,500 missiles at Taiwan: defense ministry (Want China Times)

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