A WeChat post by the PLA’s South Sea Fleet shows the Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong and its battle group training in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV
A WeChat post by the PLA’s South Sea Fleet shows the Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong and its battle group training in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV

China’s second aircraft carrier, Shandong, and battle group train in the South China Sea

  • WeChat post and video show J-15 fighter jets taking off with the Shandong’s ski-jump ramp and landing on the deck aided by arrester wires
  • PLA’s Southern Theatre Command says its navy pilots conducted live-fire training to test weapons and equipment, and the troops’ standard of training

A WeChat post by the PLA’s South Sea Fleet shows the Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong and its battle group training in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV
A WeChat post by the PLA’s South Sea Fleet shows the Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong and its battle group training in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV
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