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China's aircraft carrier anchors in military port

02-27-2013 14:03 BJT Special Report:China's First Aircraft Carrier “Liaoning” Commissioned |

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China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, has anchored for the first time in a military port in Qingdao, in the eastern province of Shandong.

The Liaoning, set off from the wharf of the Dalian ship building company on Tuesday. It conducted tests on its weapon system during the sail. A statement from the military says the anchoring demonstrates the logistic capacities of the Qingdao Aircraft Carrier Bay.

The Liaoning, was delivered to the People’s Liberation Army Navy last year on September 25th. It has undergone a series of sailing and technological tests, including the flight of the carrier-borne J15 fighter jet.

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China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.

China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.

China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.
China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.
China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.
China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.
China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, anchored for the first time in a
military port in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province on Wednesday morning.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CCTV.com

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