About three hours after the budget announcement, China's People's Liberation Army's Eastern Theatre Command said its forces had in recent days carried out combat drills in Taiwan.
Russia, which has a military base in Armenia, has urged the two sides to cease fire and show restraint. The Kremlin has said Moscow is ready to act as a mediator.
Due to continued spread of the coronavirus, the world's largest maritime drill will take place only at sea.
Thousands of Israeli and US troops were set to participate in Juniper Cobra
Another joint American-IDF drill cancelled over fears of the coronavirus; Homefront Command holds missile barrage drill in schools across the country
The unnamed country has dozens of citizens infected with the deadly virus
Defense Minister Naftali Bennett: As much as Iran tries to build on Syrian soil, it will sink. Syria is becoming Iran’s Vietnam.
A future conflict could involve Hezbollah trying to infiltrate into Israeli communities near the border.
Hundreds of troops and reservists participated in a tactical drill in the Jordan Valley.