Observers say China’s next aircraft carrier is likely to be nuclear powered. Photo: Reuters
Observers say China’s next aircraft carrier is likely to be nuclear powered. Photo: Reuters

Chinese military: fourth aircraft carrier likely to be nuclear powered, sources say

  • ‘Shipbuilders and ship propulsion engineers are keen on making a significant breakthrough’, person close to PLA Navy says
  • But opting for a nuclear power system would be a ‘bold decision that is full of challenges’, second source says

Topic |   China's aircraft carriers
Observers say China’s next aircraft carrier is likely to be nuclear powered. Photo: Reuters
Observers say China’s next aircraft carrier is likely to be nuclear powered. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE