China's first home-grown aircraft carrier under construction at the Dalian shipyard. Photo: Weibo China's first home-grown aircraft carrier under construction at the Dalian shipyard. Photo: Weibo
China's first home-grown aircraft carrier under construction at the Dalian shipyard. Photo: Weibo

China aims for nuclear-powered aircraft carrier by 2025

Technology key to sending the vessels on long missions but many barriers still to be overcome, analyst says

Topic |   China's military weapons
China's first home-grown aircraft carrier under construction at the Dalian shipyard. Photo: Weibo China's first home-grown aircraft carrier under construction at the Dalian shipyard. Photo: Weibo
China's first home-grown aircraft carrier under construction at the Dalian shipyard. Photo: Weibo
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