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China puts tanks to the test in a mock street battle for Taiwan

  • CCTV footage highlights the PLA’s understanding that urban combat would be inevitable after landing on the island
  • But Taiwan’s own military has the advantage of being most familiar with the island’s complex geography, says military observer

The People’s Liberation Army would deploy two of its main battle tanks in street combat in a possible war against Taiwan, according to mainland Chinese state television reporting on a recent military exercise. Source South China Morning Post

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