A satellite image shows what appears to be the construction of a third Chinese aircraft carrier at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai. Photo: CSIS/ ChinaPower/ Maxar Technologies via Reuters

Satellite images show how work on China’s new Type 002 aircraft carrier is coming along

  • Photos released by US think tank give clues as to how country’s first domestically designed carrier will take shape
  • Chinese navy is looking to expand its strength and presence but currently has only one active carrier, which originated in the former Soviet Union
Topic |   China's aircraft carriers

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A satellite image shows what appears to be the construction of a third Chinese aircraft carrier at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai. Photo: CSIS/ ChinaPower/ Maxar Technologies via Reuters
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