Han said China and Ukraine engines consider buying aircraft carriers and equipment
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news on April 1, Russia’s “ties” network has to switch, “Chinese Defense Review,” news reports that China is currently considering its first aircraft carrier built by the production of gas turbines with Ukraine. Currently, Ukraine has been the production of gas turbine equipment in China for a series of surface ships. Among them, China’s “Guangzhou” class destroyer and the “Ocean Journey II” is the Ukrainian-class destroyers equipped with the mechanical design developed by DA80/DN80 (export model for the UGT-25000)-type gas turbine ships.
in December last year, the Chinese military official expressed the willingness to build an aircraft carrier. The end of March this year, Chinese Defense Minister Liang also announced a similar message. Currently, as the Chinese military has argued, the Chinese navy sufficient to protect the state’s marine rights and interests, so the need for such large ships like aircraft carriers. It seems the Chinese military, the aircraft carrier should be “national strength and competitiveness of the symbol of the Navy.”
However, the Chinese government has not announced when it will start construction and equipment of aircraft. It is reported that China plans to build two in the displacement of 2015 tons of conventional power in the 5-6 medium-sized aircraft carrier.
According to U.S. media to the latest news, China is planning to open in 2010 to build a displacement of 4.8 million tons of conventional powered aircraft carrier, 2020, will be equipped with a displacement of 93,000 tons nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. In addition, the Chinese people is still supporting the development of carrier-based combat aircraft.
Earlier, Ukraine was built in the former Soviet Union, “Kuznetsov” aircraft carrier sold to China. It is said that Beijing is part of the performance to restore the ship to be used to train carrier pilots. Ukraine also provided to the Chinese Su-33 carrier-based fighter of a prototype – T10K. Experts believe that this prototype of the Chinese people to grasp the construction of aircraft carrier technology is very important. (Spring)
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