The 001A aircraft carrier leaving Dalian for its first sea trial in May. Photo: Reuters The 001A aircraft carrier leaving Dalian for its first sea trial in May. Photo: Reuters
The 001A aircraft carrier leaving Dalian for its first sea trial in May. Photo: Reuters

China military: Type 001A aircraft carrier starts more advanced testing as sea trials begin in earnest

First home-built carrier starts serious business of testing equipment as countdown to making vessel combat ready

Topic |   China’s military
The 001A aircraft carrier leaving Dalian for its first sea trial in May. Photo: Reuters The 001A aircraft carrier leaving Dalian for its first sea trial in May. Photo: Reuters
The 001A aircraft carrier leaving Dalian for its first sea trial in May. Photo: Reuters
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