Sunday, December 20, 2020
Defense

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Group Sails Through Taiwan Strait

By Ben Blanchard TAIPEI, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s navy and air force were deployed on Sunday as a Chinese aircraft carrier group led by the country’s newest carrier, the Shandong, sailed...

December 20, 2020
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Friday, July 7, 2017
China's aircraft carrier Liaoning sails into Hong Kong
Defense

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails into Hong Kong on Maiden Visit

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, July 7 (Reuters) – China‘s first aircraft carrier sailed into Hong Kong waters on Friday, its latest show of growing military might at a time of...

July 7, 2017
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Defense

China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier

By Michael Martina BEIJING, April 26 (Reuters) – China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the...

April 26, 2017
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Thursday, December 29, 2016
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Maritime News

China Welcomes Onlookers as Aircraft Carrier Skirts Japan

BEIJING, Dec 29 (Reuters) – If people want to come and look at China’s first aircraft carrier, they are very welcome, the defence ministry said on Thursday, brushing off encounters...

December 29, 2016
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Monday, December 26, 2016
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News

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Enters South China Sea Amid Renewed Tension

By J.R. Wu TAIPEI, Dec 26 (Reuters) – A group of Chinese warships led by the country’s sole aircraft carrier entered the top half of the South China Sea on...

December 26, 2016
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Sunday, December 25, 2016
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Maritime News

China’s Aircraft Carrier to Drill in Western Pacific

BEIJING, Dec 25 (Reuters) – China’s first aircraft carrier will carry out drills in the Western Pacific, in what the navy called part of routine exercises, amid renewed tension over...

December 25, 2016
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Thursday, December 31, 2015
Maritime News

China Confirms Second Aircraft Carrier With Domestic Technology

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is building a second aircraft carrier, with the new ship being designed and constructed domestically, the Defense Ministry said, marking the first time the...

December 31, 2015
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Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Maritime News

China Building Two Aircraft Carriers, Taiwan Defense Ministry Says

  By J.R. Wu TAIPEI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – China is building two aircraft carriers that will be the same size as its sole carrier, a 60,000-tonne refurbished Soviet-era ship,...

September 3, 2015
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Navy

Chinese Inexperience A Factor In Warships’ Near-Miss, Says U.S. Admiral

Chinese operational inexperience and communications difficulties on both sides contributed to a near-collision between the USS Cowpens and a Chinese warship in the South China Sea last month, the head of U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific said on Wednesday.

January 15, 2014
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Monday, December 16, 2013
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Ship in Near Collision with Chinese Aircraft Carrier Posed Threat, Global Times Says

The U.S. Navy ship that had a confrontation with a Chinese military vessel in the South China Sea posed a threat to national security, China’s Global Times newspaper said amid escalating tensions off the country’s coast.

December 16, 2013
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Maritime News

China’s New Aircraft Carrier Steams Towards Disputed South China Sea For Drills

China sent its sole aircraft carrier on a training mission into the South China Sea on Tuesday amid maritime disputes with the Philippines and other neighbors and tension over its plan to set up an airspace defense zone in waters disputed with Japan.

November 26, 2013
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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Navy

China Plans New Generation of Carriers as Sea Disputes Grow

China unveiled plans to build more aircraft carriers after commissioning its first last year.

April 24, 2013
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Interesting

China’s Aircraft Carrier: How Big a Step Forward?

By Andrew Erickson and Gabe Collins Two months after China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning was commissioned, and a year and a half after it began sea trials, an Chinese J-15...

November 27, 2012
Total Views: 6

Monday, November 26, 2012
Navy

China Lands Jet on New Aircraft Carrier [VIDEO]

BEIJING–China has passed a landmark in the development of its first fully functional aircraft carrier with the first successful landing of a jet fighter on the newly launched vessel while...

November 26, 2012
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Interesting

So China Has an Aircraft Carrier. Now What?

Introducing the ‘Liaoning’: China’s New Aircraft Carrier and What it Means By Andrew Erickson and Gabe Collins China’s first aircraft carrier, now referred to as the “Liaoning ” by China’s Ministry of...

September 25, 2012
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Defense

Chinese Navy Receives Their First Aircraft Carrier, 27 Years in the Making

(Bloomberg) — China’s first aircraft carrier, built with the hull of an unfinished Soviet-era ship, was handed over to the navy and formally commissioned this morning, the defense ministry said....

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 7