Photos circulating on the internet show the Type 001A being readied for another sea trial. Photo: Sina

Chinese shipbuilder CSIC races to get aircraft carriers fully operational

  • Liaoning is undergoing a revamp at the shipyard in Dalian, while the Type 001A is expected to start a fourth sea trial in the coming days
  • Sources say the company is under pressure to deliver the vessels on schedule, especially after general manager was sacked
Topic |   China military

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Photos circulating on the internet show the Type 001A being readied for another sea trial. Photo: Sina
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.