PLAN Propaganda on Future Employment of Third Carrier

The launching ceremony of China’s 3rd aircraft carrier was held at the Jiangnan Shipyard of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation on the morning of June 17. Later, Senior Captain Liu Wensheng, spokesperson for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), released a statement regarding the carrier’s naming, deployment, performance, characteristics and test arrangements. According to Liu, basing the naming rules of the…

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Communist China Launches Third Carrier

China on Friday launched the country’s third aircraft carrier and also its second domestically developed one in Shanghai, a move experts said is a milestone for the vessel’s construction and future commissioning. Having a displacement of more than 80,000 tons, the carrier, named Fujian, is the country’s first one equipped with electromagnetic catapults and arresting devices. As a key landmark…

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