A story states that a senior missile official from Taiwan passed away from a heart attack. from Reuters

Reuters. 20 naval warships, including frigates and destroyers, fired rounds to simulate intercepting and destroying an invading force off Taiwan’s northeastern coast as part of Taiwan’s key annual “Han Kuang” exercises. Reuters: Taiwan According to the official Central News Agency, the deputy chief of Taiwan’s defense ministry’s research and development branch was discovered dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room after suffering a heart attack.

CNA stated that Ou Yang Li-hsing, the deputy director of the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, which is owned by the military, had passed away in a hotel room in southern Taiwan.

According to the authorities, 57-year-old Ou Yang died of a heart attack, and the hotel room had no indication of a “intrusion,” according to CNA. According to the article, his relatives claimed he had a history of heart problems and had a cardiac stent.

According to CNA, Ou Yang visited the southern county of Pingtung on a business trip. He was appointed to the position at the beginning of the year to oversee various missile production projects.

As the island increases its battle capabilities in response to what it perceives as China’s growing military threat, the military-owned organization is trying to more than double its yearly missile production capacity to close to 500 this year.