Photos taken by military enthusiasts and posted on social media show the Type 002 aircraft carrier under construction in a dry dock in Jiangnan Shipyard outside Shanghai. Photo: Weibo

China steps up shipbuilding with two more aircraft carriers under construction towards 2035 navy goal

  • As China aims to equal US naval strength in the Pacific, its first domestically developed carrier begins final assembly process
  • Type 002 vessels will have advanced electromagnetic aircraft launch system allowing faster and more frequent take-off
Topic |   Defence
Photos taken by military enthusiasts and posted on social media show the Type 002 aircraft carrier under construction in a dry dock in Jiangnan Shipyard outside Shanghai. Photo: Weibo
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