Chinese President Xi Jinping joins sailors aboard a destroyer in this file photo. He has made upgrading and modernising the military a top priority, and there were several major additions to the navy in 2017. Photo: Xinhua

Home-grown aircraft carrier tops list of major additions to China’s navy in 2017

Beijing marks 90th anniversary of the founding of its military with some hefty additions to its maritime fleet

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Chinese President Xi Jinping joins sailors aboard a destroyer in this file photo. He has made upgrading and modernising the military a top priority, and there were several major additions to the navy in 2017. Photo: Xinhua
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