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Military drills

Military drills create strategic advantage

The command said in a news release on Sunday afternoon that the interservice combat drills took place in the air and waters surrounding Taiwan and demonstrated the forces' land, air and sea strike capabilities.

Diplomacy & Drills

The Kremlin has announced that Mr Putin will preside over the exercise from what they call a “situation centre”. The Defence ministry said that the drills were planned in advance, and were not intended to stoke tensions. But they will be conducted at a critical juncture in the overwhelming standoff over the former Soviet satellite of Ukraine. It appears that high-level diplomacy is in competition with military manoeuvers.