The aircraft carrier “Shandong” entered into the possession of the Chinese Navy on December 17, 2019.
Two days did not pass until the Chinese TV channel CCTVC7 presented a press report on the departure of naval aircraft .
It is noteworthy that “Shandong” is the first aircraft carrier manufactured in China, which indicates, according to Chinese military analyst, Li Dizai, the high capacity of the state and the high level in the field of warship production technologies in line with the large shipbuilding strategy applied in the country.
The analyst recalled that the construction of the aircraft carrier was launched in 2013 and the ship will land at sea in 2017 .
According to the newspaper, “Huanciao Qibao,” the entry of the aircraft carrier “Shandong” in the possession of the Chinese navy means that China has become for the first time in its history the owner of two aircraft carriers and ships accompanying them .
It is noteworthy that China owns another aircraft carrier, “Lianning”, which was bought by Ukraine in the nineties of the last century and transferred from a training ship to a real combat ship .