The Liaoning aircraft carrier was photographed conducting drills east of Okinawa. Photo: Handout
The Liaoning aircraft carrier was photographed conducting drills east of Okinawa. Photo: Handout

Chinese aircraft carrier’s Pacific drills ‘show boosted combat capability’

  • Photos from Japanese defence ministry show fighter jets and helicopters on the Liaoning as it sails with five other naval ships
  • Greater range of aircraft on board shows a complete formation combat system has been formed, commentator says

Topic |   China's aircraft carriers
The Liaoning aircraft carrier was photographed conducting drills east of Okinawa. Photo: Handout
The Liaoning aircraft carrier was photographed conducting drills east of Okinawa. Photo: Handout
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