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Taiwan: cargo ship "survived" against bombs and missiles
Taipei, Taiwan - F-16s and Super Cobras' ineffectiveness appears embarassing for Ministry of Defence after an operation intended to sink a ship damaged after a collision
Taiwan Minister of Defence’s worry due to ineffectiveness of its attack aircraft can be understood when considering that, while keeping alert level high against Communist China, such weapon systems do not succeed in sinking a cargo ship damaged after a collision in the sea. Two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters dropped some four laser-guided bombs (2000 lb each) but only one among them hit the target. F...
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