The Shandong aircraft carrier might soon be heading out for its first trials on the high seas. Photo: CCTV The Shandong aircraft carrier might soon be heading out for its first trials on the high seas. Photo: CCTV
The Shandong aircraft carrier might soon be heading out for its first trials on the high seas. Photo: CCTV
South China Sea

China’s Shandong aircraft carrier ready for high seas test, insider says

  • CCTV video of life aboard massive vessel and glimpse at its technologies suggests it is ready for the next stage of its development, source close to navy says
  • Shandong has already conducted nine sea trails, but they were all in Bohai Bay or the South China Sea, which is relatively close to its home base, military expert says

Topic |   South China Sea
The Shandong aircraft carrier might soon be heading out for its first trials on the high seas. Photo: CCTV The Shandong aircraft carrier might soon be heading out for its first trials on the high seas. Photo: CCTV
The Shandong aircraft carrier might soon be heading out for its first trials on the high seas. Photo: CCTV
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