The Type 001A home-grown aircraft carrier leaves its dock in Dalian shipyard in China's northeastern Liaoning province. Photo: DFIC The Type 001A home-grown aircraft carrier leaves its dock in Dalian shipyard in China's northeastern Liaoning province. Photo: DFIC
The Type 001A home-grown aircraft carrier leaves its dock in Dalian shipyard in China's northeastern Liaoning province. Photo: DFIC

Trade tensions with the United States blow hole in budget for China’s newest aircraft carrier

  • Cuts and rising fighter jet development costs have slowed progress on the Type 002, military insiders say

Topic |   Liaoning aircraft carrier
The Type 001A home-grown aircraft carrier leaves its dock in Dalian shipyard in China's northeastern Liaoning province. Photo: DFIC The Type 001A home-grown aircraft carrier leaves its dock in Dalian shipyard in China's northeastern Liaoning province. Photo: DFIC
The Type 001A home-grown aircraft carrier leaves its dock in Dalian shipyard in China's northeastern Liaoning province. Photo: DFIC
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