Japanese media have speculated that the countdown to China to build aircraft carriers (Figure)
China Navy aircraft carrier Imaginative works
Alpine Global Network reporter Zhong Weidong reports, Japan’s Kyodo news August 20, although the Chinese government not to build aircraft carriers for comment, but China plans to build an aircraft carrier seems to have entered the countdown stage .
reported that China’s first domestic carrier to be considered in the construction of Changxing Island, Shanghai, China, construction of aircraft carriers of raw materials have begun to move into the island.
Changxing Island at the mouth of the Yangtze River from downtown Shanghai by ferry about 30 minutes, “Changxing South Road,” runs through the center of the island. Along this road lined with 0 to 4, a huge dock. Changxing Island area of ??about 160 square kilometers, a population of about 40,000. The island is famous for citrus town in 2006, shipbuilding moved south and became a shipbuilding base.
reported that China will build aircraft carriers in the dock 3. The report also claimed that the construction of aircraft carriers of raw materials are shipped to No. 3 Dock.
report also pointed out that the No. 3 dock entrance with a guardhouse next to the entrance of stone engraved with “Jiangnan Shipbuilding Group Co., Ltd.,” the characters, door stands more than 25 layers of the cylindrical building. On the 4th dock next to the residential area more than 20 residential buildings, the report speculated that it was for a senior apartment living shipyard cadres.
the U.S. Defense Department announced Aug. 16 the annual China military power report said China or begin the construction of aircraft carriers during the year. However, the Chinese Government has not start building aircraft carriers for comment.