Artist’s impression of the new facilities at Jiangnan Shipyard. Photo: Handout Artist’s impression of the new facilities at Jiangnan Shipyard. Photo: Handout
Artist’s impression of the new facilities at Jiangnan Shipyard. Photo: Handout

China speeds up building aircraft carriers but will PLA sailors be trained for hi-tech ships in time?

  • A floating dock and the expansion of Jiangnan Shipyard will boost China’s commercial and military shipbuilding capacity
  • The accelerated construction comes as China faces both traditional and non-traditional security challenges, says analyst

Topic |   China’s military
Artist’s impression of the new facilities at Jiangnan Shipyard. Photo: Handout Artist’s impression of the new facilities at Jiangnan Shipyard. Photo: Handout
Artist’s impression of the new facilities at Jiangnan Shipyard. Photo: Handout
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