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China considers a naval stealth fighter based on Chengdu J-20

China is likely to complete the construction of its second and third aircraft carriers with the ability to carry J-20 fifth-generation stealth fighters, although a carrier-friendly model may need to be designed first

China’s Air Force Kicks It In High Gear

PLAAF J-11 fires rockets on an air-ground mission.
China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) successfully completed one of the largest air-combat exercises ever undertaken by Chinese military forces on 30 November....

China’s J-15 Fighter jets Conduct First Successful Operations Aboard Aircraft Carrier...

China’s Xinhua News Agency, commonly recognized as the nation’s official news service, announced on 25 November that a J-15 carrier-based fighter-bomber of the People’s...

Toward a ‘New Age of Carriers’ in Asia Pacific

After decades of unchallenged naval supremacy in the Pacific and Indian Ocean, new naval powers are looming in the area, and new alliances are formed.

Liaoning Commissioned into Chinese Navy Service

China's first Aircraft Carrier Liaoning ready for the commissioning celebration Sept 25, 2012
China's first aircraft carrier "Liaoning" was commissioned to China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) on September 25, 2012 – fourteen years after the hull ‘Varyag’ was recovered from the naval scrapyard in the Ukraine