U.S. Military Launches First Drills Designed To Defend Taiwan From China

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 1, 2022) The future Virginia-class attack submarine Montana (SSN 794) conducts initial sea trials Feb. 1, 2022 in the Atlantic Ocean. Montana is the 10th Virginia-class submarine. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of HII by Ashley Cowan)
  • Special operators from the United States Army’s Special Operations Command (USASOC) demonstrated their might during a military training exercise in preparation for potential aggression against Taiwan from China.
  • According to reports, the exercise contained critical military tactics and displayed weaponry used during the Global War on Terror against Islamic Jihadists while including new tools and strategies for the changing landscape of future conflicts against military adversaries such as China.
  • Officials say the exercise was the first with a Taiwan scenario containing a tangible mock-up representing the country. Instead of occurring in the South China Sea, where Taiwan is geographically located, the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment’s Chinooks trained in Range 68 at Fort Bragg.