Russia’s Taymyr-class icebreaker has similar dimensions to China’s proposed ship. Photo: HandoutRussia’s Taymyr-class icebreaker has similar dimensions to China’s proposed ship. Photo: Handout
Russia’s Taymyr-class icebreaker has similar dimensions to China’s proposed ship. Photo: Handout

Could China’s ‘experimental’ ship be the world’s biggest nuclear-powered icebreaker?

  • State-owned firm China General Nuclear Power Group invites bids to build vessel similar in size to Russian nuclear icebreakers
  • Project could be stepping stone to building nuclear aircraft carriers

Topic |   China’s military
Russia’s Taymyr-class icebreaker has similar dimensions to China’s proposed ship. Photo: HandoutRussia’s Taymyr-class icebreaker has similar dimensions to China’s proposed ship. Photo: Handout
Russia’s Taymyr-class icebreaker has similar dimensions to China’s proposed ship. Photo: Handout
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