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Chuck Hagel becomes first foreigner to visit Chinese aircraft carrier From Jim Sciutto, CNN updated 8:38 AM EDT, Tue April 8, 2014 The Liaoning will be able to carry 30 J-15 fighter planes and will have a crew of 2,000, according to a People's Daily
Taipei, Jan. 18 (CNA) The first aircraft carrier built entirely by China is being constructed in the northeastern city of Dalian, a Communist Party official said Saturday, confirming for the first time that the Chinese are building the vessel from
Tensions heat up between the US and China. On December 5th the navy missile cruise ship, USS Cowpens, was patrolling the South China Sea when a Chinese navy warship cut it off. The Chinese ship was less than 200 yards away according to reports.
China's aircraft carrier Liaoning . [Photo/Navy.81.cn] Liaoning , China's first aircraft carrier, has served for a whole year in the People's Liberation Army, since it was commissioned into the Chinese navy on Sept 25, 2012, after being completely
A Defense Ministry spokesman, Colonel Yang Yujun, was quoted by the China Daily as saying there will be more aircraft carriers in the future depending on the nation's naval strategy. Earlier, there were media reports that China was domestically
On Thursday, Colonel Yang Yujun said at a news conference that China will consider developing aircraft carriers in accordance with its national defense needs. Yang made the comment in response to media reports that China is, for the first time,
Taipei, Aug. 17 (CNA) China has reportedly stepped up the pace of production of its first home-built aircraft carrier to fuel its naval modernization, which has been under pressure since the recent launch of a similar vessel in India .
China's first group of five pilots and landing signal officers received their certifications in the latest sea trials of the Liaoning, the country's first aircraft carrier. The Liaoning finished its 25-day test and training mission on Wednesday and
The excitement grew to fever pitch when "Carrier Style" rapidly eclipsed the online craze for the Gangnam Style music video in China...On a more serious note, the public also became aware of the dangers faced by the crews as state-of-the-art weaponry