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Chinese J-15 jets complete night landings on carrier in push to modernize

Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country’s first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on Saturday, the latest demonstration of Beijing’s push to modernize its military forces. 206 more words

China’s First Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Starts Sea Trials

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier started sea trials Sunday, state media said, a landmark in Beijing’s ambitious plans to modernise its navy as the Asian giant presses its claims in disputed regional waters. 328 more words

Inside China's Motherlode of Ancient Monsters

Junchang Lü and friend (Photo: Richard Conniff)

by Richard Conniff/Smithsonian Magazine

Not long ago in northeastern China, I found myself being driven in a Mercedes Benz SUV down a winding country road, trailed by a small motorcade of local dignitaries, past flat-roofed brick farmhouses and fields full of corn stubble. 2,382 more words

Evolution

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Inside China's Motherlode of Ancient Monsters

Junchang Lü and friend (Photo: Richard Conniff)

by Richard Conniff/Smithsonian Magazine

Not long ago in northeastern China, I found myself being driven in a Mercedes Benz SUV down a winding country road, trailed by a small motorcade of local dignitaries, past flat-roofed brick farmhouses and fields full of corn stubble. 2,382 more words

Evolution

Lots of J-15 Takeoffs, Landing at Short Intervals for Night Combat Drill

Science and Technology Daily says in its report “J-15s high-density took off, land on the Liaoning at night prove their initial combat capabilities” that PLAN published news on April 23 China’s Navy Festival about the Liaoning aircraft carrier combat group’s real war drill in Western Pacific and South and East China Seas. 97 more words

China’s new aircraft carrier may start sea trials this week

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier is expected to start sea trials

Liaoning maritime authorities have cordoned off areas in the northeast

South China Morning Post… 697 more words