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Interior of China's Second Aircraft Carrier Type 001A Unveiled

Naval Forces News - China
Interior of China's Second Aircraft Carrier Type 001A Unveiled
A photo showing the interior of the hangar of Type 001A, China's second aircraft carrier, was released on the public account of China Shipbuilding Industry Corp, the shipbuilder, on Nov. 8 2017. Type 001A was launched in April this year and is domestically built by China.
Type 001A interiorA photo shows the interior of the hangar of China's first domestically developed aircraft carrier. (Photo/China Shipbuilding Industry Corp)
It is the first time the interior of the carrier's hanger was seen since it was launched in Dalian, Liaoning province, on April 26. The ship is China's second aircraft carrier and the first one designed and made at home.

The carrier, whose name remains unknown, is the largest and most sophisticated surface vessel China has ever built. It has a displacement of 50,000 metric tons, with a conventional propulsion system. It will carry domestically developed J-15 fighter jets.
Three US Navy Carrier Strike Groups CSG PacificFive years after commissioning the Liaoning (its first aircraft carrier) China launched its second carrier – the Type 001A. Unlike the Liaoning, Type 001A was fully built in China.
We were reporting in August that the construction of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) second aircraft carrier is progressing at a good pace and is now ahead of schedule according to the program director.

Fitting out is ongoing and dockside testing, one of the major milestones in the project with the Chinese aircraft carrier set to operate on its own generators, could have already started. Sea trials will start in 2018.