A satellite image of China’s third aircraft carrier the Type 003 nearing completion. Photo: Google Earth
A satellite image of China’s third aircraft carrier the Type 003 nearing completion. Photo: Google Earth

Ukraine war lessons spur China military shipbuilding surge: experts

  • Satellite images confirm reports shipyards are rushing to complete aircraft carrier and other warships delayed by pandemic
  • Russia’s exposed weakness piles pressure on PLA Navy to be ready for any change in status quo on Taiwan, analysts say

A satellite image of China’s third aircraft carrier the Type 003 nearing completion. Photo: Google Earth
A satellite image of China’s third aircraft carrier the Type 003 nearing completion. Photo: Google Earth
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