Liaoning and Type 001A

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier will be officially launched soon this year. Construction of the giant vessel, currently called the Type 001A, began in 2013.

PLA navy vs. US navy

With the inauguration of the Type 001A, China will become the seventh country behind the US, Russia, Britain, France, Italy and Spain, to have shown it is able to build ...


Homemade aircraft carrier to be launched

China’s first domestically-built aircraft carrier will be officially launched soon this year. Construction of the giant vessel, currently called the ...