A J-15 fighter jet takes off from the deck of China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier. Improvements to its propulsion system mean the development of a second-generation carrier can now get under way. Photo: Xinhua

Breakthrough to power most advanced jet launch system on China’s second home-grown aircraft carrier

Military chiefs have given green light for new integrated propulsion system capable of powering electromagnetic catapults, experts say

Topic |   China military

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A J-15 fighter jet takes off from the deck of China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier. Improvements to its propulsion system mean the development of a second-generation carrier can now get under way. Photo: Xinhua
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