China’s home-built Type 001A is its second aircraft carrier. Photo: Weibo

China will build 4 nuclear aircraft carriers in drive to catch US Navy, experts say

  • Beijing expected to have at least six aircraft carrier battle groups by 2035 after it prioritised modernising its navy
  • Nuclear-powered carriers thought to be equipped with electromagnetic launch catapults similar to those of the US
Topic |   China military

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China’s home-built Type 001A is its second aircraft carrier. Photo: Weibo
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