Huge ship components spotted at the Dalian shipyard in Liaoning province prompted speculation the shipbuilder had begun building a next-generation Type 002 aircraft carrier. Photo: Handout
Huge ship components spotted at the Dalian shipyard in Liaoning province prompted speculation the shipbuilder had begun building a next-generation Type 002 aircraft carrier. Photo: Handout

Why China’s not building next aircraft carrier just yet

Pictures of huge ship components posted online prompted speculation construction was under way

Huge ship components spotted at the Dalian shipyard in Liaoning province prompted speculation the shipbuilder had begun building a next-generation Type 002 aircraft carrier. Photo: Handout
Huge ship components spotted at the Dalian shipyard in Liaoning province prompted speculation the shipbuilder had begun building a next-generation Type 002 aircraft carrier. Photo: Handout
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