China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, will undergo major tests as it enters the final phase of preparations before it is commissioned. Photo: Reuters

‘No-go zone’ in Yellow Sea for Chinese aircraft carrier sea trials after Liaoning undergoes refit and Type 001A readies for test

  • The Liaoning, which was commissioned in 2012, has just undergone a nine-month refit
  • Meanwhile, the flight system of the new Type 001A warship – China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier – is expected to be put to the test
Topic |   China's aircraft carriers

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China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, will undergo major tests as it enters the final phase of preparations before it is commissioned. Photo: Reuters
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