A satellite picture shows a carrier target in Ruoqiang, Xinjiang, China, on October 20, 2021. Photo: ©2021 Maxar Technologies
A satellite picture shows a carrier target in Ruoqiang, Xinjiang, China, on October 20, 2021. Photo: ©2021 Maxar Technologies

China’s military uses fake US aircraft carrier for missile target practice

  • Satellite images show targets in the shape of a US carrier and guided missile destroyers at a desert testing facility in Xinjiang, says US Naval Institute
  • Concern in the US about China’s rapid expansion of nuclear weapons capabilities and its investments in advanced missile technology

Topic |   China's military weapons
A satellite picture shows a carrier target in Ruoqiang, Xinjiang, China, on October 20, 2021. Photo: ©2021 Maxar Technologies
A satellite picture shows a carrier target in Ruoqiang, Xinjiang, China, on October 20, 2021. Photo: ©2021 Maxar Technologies
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