China’s new aircraft carrier leaves Dalian for its first sea trial on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua via AP

China ‘ready to build bigger warships’ as first home-grown carrier starts sea trial

New vessel is an upgrade to the Liaoning, a retrofitted Soviet-era aircraft carrier

Topic |   China's aircraft carriers

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China’s new aircraft carrier leaves Dalian for its first sea trial on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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