The Republic of China Air Force launched the F-16 fighter aircraft exchange program in Taiwan. Six F-16A/B fighter planes that took off from the American Luke base were photographed by foreign aviation fans yesterday crossing the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, and the fighter planes returned to the Air Force base in Hualien yesterday afternoon. The Air Force Command said it had no knowledge of the foreign information and would not comment.
The Air Force is implementing the “Phoenix” program to improve the performance of the F-16s, and has recently deployed the F-16s to the U.S. base at Luke, Arizona, for training missions, and transferred them back to the country to receive upgrades. The F-16Vs, which have been upgraded domestically, will be flown to the United States to take over the training mission.
Aeros808, a fan of aviation, released a photo through IG yesterday to identify the aircraft number, revealing that five F-16s belonging to Taiwan transit Honolulu’s Inoue International Airport and then take off one after another.
It is pointed out that the six F-16A/B fighters after eight air refueling, about ten hours of flight, yesterday afternoon nearly four o’clock landed safely in the Air Force Hualien base, will continue to fly to Taichung to accept the Phoenix exhibition project performance enhancement. After the F-16 fighter aircraft in the United States flew back, because of the pilot quarantine procedures involved, the military high command ordered the Air Force to handle the matter cold.
The Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China yesterday issued a procurement award announcement, the Navy Marine Surveillance Command invested more than 25,000,000 yuan budget, entrusted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences to carry out medium and long-range radar commission (system) project, the end of this year to update and strengthen the radar body of naval radar stations around Taiwan, Jin, Ma, Penghu.
The Navy’s “Mingyuan Plan” invests more than 5 billion yuan to implement the overall marine surveillance energy enhancement project, updating the performance of all radar stations long-range radar, while building a radar information integration center building. To strengthen maritime target surveillance capabilities and support combat missions. The plan is budgeted for 110 to 119 years.
The Navy said, considering the radar station as the primary target of the enemy, in order to avoid serious damage to radar positions by the attack, the plan refers to the Air Force Regional Operations Control Center operation, the personnel will be deployed in the regional radar information integration center, a distance from the radar entity to ensure safety.