The Shandong’s 23-day sea trial included fighter jet take-off and landing training. Photo: Weibo The Shandong’s 23-day sea trial included fighter jet take-off and landing training. Photo: Weibo
The Shandong’s 23-day sea trial included fighter jet take-off and landing training. Photo: Weibo

South China Sea

China’s Shandong aircraft carrier completes sea trial but no word on basic combat readiness

  • The carrier is back in port in Dalian after 23 days at sea
  • Report of satellite images of submarine with vessel could signal positive results on the water, analyst says

Topic |   South China Sea
The Shandong’s 23-day sea trial included fighter jet take-off and landing training. Photo: Weibo The Shandong’s 23-day sea trial included fighter jet take-off and landing training. Photo: Weibo
The Shandong’s 23-day sea trial included fighter jet take-off and landing training. Photo: Weibo
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