lørdag 2. januar 2016

China defence: Work starts on second aircraft carrier

China is building a second aircraft carrier - but this time made entirely from domestic technology, its defence ministry has announced. The 50,000-tonne vessel is being built in the port of Dalian. It will not be nuclear powered, the ministry says. China is expanding its navy amid rising tension with its neighbours in the East and South China Seas. China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, is a second-hand Soviet ship built more than 25 years ago. Read more