China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, "Shandong" (penant number 17), was delivered and commissioned today in to the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese navy) in Sanya, South China’s Hainan Province.
Tag Archives : Chinese Navy
13 May 2019
Since 2012, Chinese shipyards have launched 60 Type 056 corvettes and 20 Type 052D destroyers, illustrating once again the incredibly fast growing pace of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
07 Apr 2019
Following over a year of work and dock trials at the Wuchang Shipyard, the old landing ship 936 Haiyangshan, transformed into a floating test rig for the Chinese Navy's new Railgun, descended from the Blue River for to reach the open sea by the end of 2018.
11 Mar 2019
Recent aerial pictures of Jiangnan shipyard are doing the rounds on social media: They show no less than 15 destroyers and 1 aircraft carrier at various stage of construction.
24 Jan 2019
China's Liaoning aircraft carrier returned on a new sea trial on Monday after more than half a year's maintenance and modification, our colleagues from East Pendulum unveiled yesterday.