An undated picture shows Xu Zengping (right) and former deputy commander of the PLA Navy Su Shiliang boarding on the deck of Liaoning. Photo: SCMP Pictures

PLA brass ‘defied Beijing’ over plan to buy China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning

Xu Zengping reveals how two generals went against the central government's wishes and helped him buy the pride of China's fleet

Topic |   Liaoning aircraft carrier

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An undated picture shows Xu Zengping (right) and former deputy commander of the PLA Navy Su Shiliang boarding on the deck of Liaoning. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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