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Military improves hit rate in exercise

INTRUDERS:The presence of a foreign fishing vessel in a closed-off maritime area forced some delays in what was an otherwise impressive display of missile precision

By J. Michael Cole  /  Staff reporter, in Pingtung County

President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), who had expressed dissatisfaction after attending last year’s exercise, which scored a 68.4 percent hit rate with six misses from 19 missiles launched, was not present yesterday.

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