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The missile lodged on the runway, a satellite image of which is presented that looks exactly like Andersen’s layout.
The music suddenly stops when images of the ground shaking appear, followed by aerial shots of an explosion.
“We are the defenders of the air security of the homeland; we have the confidence and the ability to always defend the safety of the skies of the homeland, ”the Air Force wrote in a brief description of the video.
The video is meant to warn Americans that even supposedly secure rearward positions such as Guam could be at risk.
Neither the Chinese Defense Ministry nor the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command immediately responded to requests for comment on the video.
Collin Koh, a researcher at the Singapore Institute for Defense and Strategic Studies, said the video was intended to highlight China’s growing prowess in long-range power projection.
“The video is meant to warn Americans that even supposedly secure rearward positions like Guam can be threatened when conflicts over regional hot spots, be it Taiwan or the South China Sea, erupt,” he said. he declared.
The H-6 has been involved in several Chinese flights around and near Taiwan, according to the Taiwan Air Force, including those last week.
The H-6K is the latest model of the bomber, which is based on the vintage Soviet Tu-16 from the 1950s.
On Monday, the Chinese Theater Command, which is believed to be in charge of an attack on Taiwan, released its own propaganda video, titled “What if war breaks out today?”, Showing soldiers running through wooded hills and missiles. ballistic launched.
“Motherland, I swear that I will fight for you until I die!” large golden Chinese characters read at the end of the cut as explosions go off in the background.