China Lands First Jet on Its First Aircraft Carrier

Underscores China's naval ambitions

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 25, 2012 10:11 AM CST

(Newser) – China has successfully landed a fighter jet on its first aircraft carrier, which entered service two months ago, the country's official news agency confirmed today. The Liaoning aircraft carrier underscores China's ambitions to be a leading Asian naval power, but it is not...   Read full story »

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