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Taiwan’s Mirage 2000s ‘need only 6 mins’ to intercept PLA warplanes

Taiwan’s air force has again touted its combat preparedness, saying its fast-response squadron mainly consisting of French-built Mirage 2000 fighter jets would need no more than six minutes to get airborne to fend off invading Chinese warplanes. In an emergency-takeoff exercise last week, four Mirage 2000s under the air force’s 499th Tactical Fighter Wing ascended from Hsinchu Air […]