Does Russia hold the key to China’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

//Does Russia hold the key to China’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

Does Russia hold the key to China’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

China has invested heavily in the development of its aircraft carriers in recent years. Its first – the Liaoning – completed a major overhaul and upgrading programme in January, while its second – the home-grown Type 001A – is currently undergoing sea trials and could be ready to go into service by the end of the year.A third carrier is also in development, though like its predecessors it will not be nuclear powered, and that, according to some, is where the problem lies.Naval expert Li Jie…

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