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China’s Navy Begins Fielding Newly Manufactured J-15 Carrier-Capable Fighters

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has likely received a new batch of J-15 carrier-based fighters. Recent video footage released on “Military Express”...

New Curriculum Improves Combat Readiness of Navy’s Rotary-Wing Units

New Curriculum Improves Combat Readiness of Navy’s Rotary-Wing Units A cadet at the Naval Aviation University conducts a "solo" ship landing. Image Source:...

"The Qingdao" Commissioning of China’s First Domestic Aircraft Carrier

Figure 1: Xi Jinping inspects CV-17 Shandong. Credit: XinhuaThe People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) commissioned its first domestically built aircraft carrier,...

China is building drone planes for its aircraft carriers

 Full report and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/china-drone-planes-aircraft-carrierThey're robotics wingmen for China's carrier pilots.TYPE 003This display at...

Dr. Mulvaney discussing modernization of the Chinese fleet

Dr. Mulvaney discussing China's Naval Modernization on CGTN...

A Chinese shipbuilder accidentally revealed its major navy plans

 Full report and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/china-nuclear-submarine-aircraft-carrier-leakNuclear submarines, giant aircraft carriers, robot...

PLA Naval Aviation Training and Operations

This report examines the roles, missions and developments in training within the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) Naval...

CASI project of PLAAF-PLAN Aviation

CASI is pleased to partner with the Center for Naval Analysis on a project researching PLAAF and PLA Naval Aviation training and exercise integration.  This is...

China's showing off its new helicopters

 Full article and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/latest-in-chinas-new-helicopter-plansA peek into the China Helicopter Expo.Z-10The Z-10, with colored smoke...

China's making major progress with its aircraft carrier tech

 Full article and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/china-aircraft-carrier-technologySay hello to China's first catapult-equipped carrier.TYPE 002 CARRIERThis...

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