aircraft carriers

China Warns Asia Over New Japanese Ship

Amid a flare in the ongoing island dispute that has proven to be a notable bout of tension in long-strained Sino-Japanese relations, Japan has unveiled the Izumo, its largest military vessel since World War II. AP reports: Japan...

China Plans New Generation of Aircraft Carriers

On Monday last week, The Diplomat’s Harry Kazianis wrote that the value of China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier remains, for now, mostly symbolic: As our own Naval Diplomat noted, several months back: “Carriers...

Stealth Ship Launches Amid Broader Military Advance

While China’s cyber warfare and espionage capabilities unwillingly hog the limelight, its conventional military forces continue to modernize and rebalance. In one of several recent developments on this front, the PLA Navy...

China Denies Radar Lock as Japan Mulls Data Release

On January 30th, according to the Japanese government, a Chinese vessel locked weapons radar onto a Japanese destroyer 180 kilometers north of the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands. The incident prompted angry condemnation from...

Drawing the News: Aircraft Carrier Style

The launch of China’s J-15 fighter jet from its new aircraft carrier has sparked an Internet sensation. The self-assured hand signal of the flight deck crew members has been mimicked all over the Chinternet and is now dubbed...

China Lands Fighter Jet in Show of Force

Chinese state media reports China has successfully conducted a flight landing on its first aircraft carrier. This landing comes amid the China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s call to build more aircraft carriers. From...

China Ready to Build More Aircraft Carriers

While China is selling more commercial jets and unveiling its newest stealth fighter, the China State Shipbuilding Corporation is calling for the building of more aircraft carriers. The company is owned by the Chinese state....



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