The Shandong is China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier. Photo: CCTV The Shandong is China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier. Photo: CCTV
The Shandong is China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier. Photo: CCTV
South China Sea

Shandong aircraft carrier group concludes South China Sea Exercise

  • The country’s defence ministry said the carrier and its escorts had carried out their first exercise of the year in the disputed waters
  • China has been expanding its military capabilities in the area in recent years, angering rival claimants and prompting the US to step up its own presence

Topic |   South China Sea
The Shandong is China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier. Photo: CCTV The Shandong is China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier. Photo: CCTV
The Shandong is China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier. Photo: CCTV
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