Taiwanese officials are warning China to think twice before attacking the island nation, claiming that Taiwan has missile capabilities to strike Beijing.
In a recent interview with Taiwanese media, You Si Kun, President of Taiwan’s Legislative Assembly, said his country wouldn’t shy away from using its Yun Feng supersonic cruise missiles should China invade.
“Yung Fend missiles can already hit Beijing, and Taiwan has the ability to attack Beijing,” You said, according to Liberty Times Net.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense has allocated more funds in recent years to bolstering the capabilities of Yung Feng missiles to strike deeper in China, writes The War Zone. Its newer variant is reported to have an extended range of 1,200 miles, meaning it could, in theory, successfully strike Beijing, which is roughly 1,150 miles from Taiwan.
You invoked Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, noting that the people’s will to fight is stronger than any missile capabilities.
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