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China’s Second Domestic Aircraft Carrier Is Under Construction: US Report
May 08, 2019

China’s Second Domestic Aircraft Carrier Is Under Construction: US Report

By Ankit Panda
The new carrier will likely feature a catapult-assisted aircraft launch system.

China Kicks Off Construction of New Supercarrier
January 05, 2018

China Kicks Off Construction of New Supercarrier

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China has reportedly started building its third aircraft carrier.
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
July 08, 2017

China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong

By Franz-Stefan Gady
This marks the first time China’s largest warship has visited the former British colony.

From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
May 18, 2017

From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's editors discuss recent naval procurement decisions and exercises across the Asia-Pacific region.

What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the Liaoning?
May 01, 2017

What Does China's New Aircraft Carrier Mean for the Liaoning?

By Robert Farley
China seems to be taking the same careful approach to its carrier program as Japan took during the interwar period.

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to Begin Sea Trials in 2019
February 22, 2017

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to Begin Sea Trials in 2019

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new carrier is nearing completion and a launching ceremony ‘will soon be held.’

Next Stop South China Sea? China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier ‘Ready for Combat’
November 16, 2016

Next Stop South China Sea? China’s 1st Aircraft Carrier ‘Ready for Combat’

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A communist party official claims that China’s sole carrier is “constantly prepared for war.”
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
February 10, 2015

The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers

By Greg Austin
The hype surrounding Chinese aircraft carriers disregards PLAN budget realities.

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