China launched its third aircraft carrier, named “ Fujian ” in a bid to extend the range of its navy in Indo- Pacific region On June 17, 2022
About Fujian aircraft carrier
- The recently launched aircraft carrier is most advanced and first “ completely domestically built ” naval vessel.
- It was launched at a brief ceremony, at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard.
- It’s the first domestically designed and built catapult aircraft carrier.
- It has a flat, straight flight deck that has been equipped with electromagnetic catapults and arresting bias.
Features of the Fujian
Fujian has a displacement of over,000 tonnes. It’s equipped with arresting devices and electromagnetic catapults. It has been named after Fujian province of China.
The 3rd aircraft carrier has been built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited.
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