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China launches first home-built carrier

26th April 2017 - 08:19 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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China launched its first indigenously built aircraft carrier, widely referred to as the Type 001A, on 26 April, an event that had been eagerly anticipated by the Chinese public as well as naval pundits around the globe.

The launch of the red ribbon- and flag-festooned vessel from its China Shipbuilding ...

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