China is constantly strengthening its military amid tensions between India and the United States. As reported by Chinese media outlet Global Times, Shandong, the PLA’s second navy aircraft carrier, recently conducted submarine maneuvers in the Yellow Sea. Meanwhile, J-15 fighter jets deployed on aircraft carriers took off and bombarded enemy targets. Submarines involved in maneuvering with aircraft carriers targeted enemy submarine ships.
Fighter jets practiced takeoff and landing
A large number of fighter jets from this aircraft carrier practiced take-off and landing during the 23-day maneuver, as reported by Chinese government media Global Times. After the maneuvers were completed, the aircraft carrier Shandong completed its third sea voyage this year and returned to the Dalian Shipyard in Liaoning Province, China.
On November 21, Shandong left for maneuvers
According to reports from China Central Television (CCTV), the Shandong left the shipyard on November 21 and set out for training in the Yellow Sea. On December 6, this aircraft carrier was spotted in the Bohai Sea. He did not have a fleet with the aircraft carrier during this training. Explain that cruisers, destroyers, frigates, and attack submarines are included in the mission of any aircraft carrier.
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