The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday confirmed that an admiral has been questioned over his alleged involvement in what could be one of the nation’s most serious espionage cases.
Ministry spokesman Major-General David Lo (羅紹和) confirmed reports that Admiral Hsu Chung-hua (徐中華) has come under investigation, but would not provide further details. Media reported that Hsu, commander of the 146th Attack Squadron based in Magong, Penghu, has been transferred from his position. Chengkung-class frigates, which are in the process of being armed with the Hsiung Feng III supersonic “carrier killer” anti-ship missile, are among the vessels comprising the 146th, which would play a primary role countering the Chinese navy in the event of hostilities in the Taiwan Strait [...]
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