Naval Warfare

PLAN aircraft carrier sea trials on schedule

2nd June 2020 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is conducting sea trials of its latest Type 001A aircraft carrier, the Shandong (Hull 17), according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defence.

The vessel is the first indigenously built aircraft carrier for the PLAN. It left the Dalian Shipyard in Liaoning Province ...

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