Celebrations as China’s third and most advanced aircraft carrier is launched from Jiangnan shipyard in Shanghai. Photo: CCTV
Celebrations as China’s third and most advanced aircraft carrier is launched from Jiangnan shipyard in Shanghai. Photo: CCTV

China launches Fujian, PLA Navy’s 3rd aircraft carrier

  • The Type 003 is China’s first carrier to use an advanced electromagnetic catapult system to launch planes from its deck
  • The warship left the Jiangnan shipyard in Shanghai on Friday to begin testing of its mooring and navigation systems

Celebrations as China’s third and most advanced aircraft carrier is launched from Jiangnan shipyard in Shanghai. Photo: CCTV
Celebrations as China’s third and most advanced aircraft carrier is launched from Jiangnan shipyard in Shanghai. Photo: CCTV
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