FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo, Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate fires chaff during the annual Han Kuang military exercises off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan. Taiwan's military has announced a series of newly designed large-scale military drills for this year in response to China's continuing threat to use force to gain control over the island.
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo, Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate fires chaff during the annual Han Kuang military exercises off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan. Taiwan's military has announced a series of newly designed large-scale military drills for this year in response to China's continuing threat to use force to gain control over the island. Wally Santana, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo, Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate fires chaff during the annual Han Kuang military exercises off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan. Taiwan's military has announced a series of newly designed large-scale military drills for this year in response to China's continuing threat to use force to gain control over the island. Wally Santana, File AP Photo