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China's first aircraft carrier to be fully operational

03-11-2014 21:39 BJT Special Report: 2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions |

1. While Premier Li pledged to build China into a maritime power, President Xi recently urged China's military leadership to work faster to get the country's aircraft carrier fully operational. What type of Navy does China need?

2. China's aircraft carrier Liaoning has successfully completed a series of tests and training programs. The Liaoning is China's only aircraft carrier in operation. How strong is Chinese navy currently? Many people say China needs a second aircraft carrier or even more - what’s your opinion?

3. China has a total coastline of 18,000 kilometres and more than 3 million square km of sea area under its jurisdiction. What responsibilities does Chinese navy assume? What challenges and opportunities are the Chinese navy facing?

4. How do you view the relationship between the "dream of a strong military" and the "Chinese dream"? How would you sum up China's military aims and needs?

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