Department of Defense response to carrier captain said the problem is training carrier pilots
7 27, the Defense Ministry spokesman announced in Beijing Geng Yansheng, China is now using a The aircraft platform used to transform, for research testing and training. Xinhua News Agency issued
Defense Ministry spokesman announced on July 27 Geng Yansheng, China is now using an aircraft carrier platform used to transform, for research testing and training. The following is the Department of Defense a regular press conference live Q & A content:
CCTV reporter: Recently, many international media hot, China is building aircraft carriers, why China was built, the progress of Video: China’s Ministry of Defense to provide aircraft carrier the latest images taken close Source: World Wide Web , next plan?
Geng Yansheng: China adheres to peaceful development. We have a long coastline. Defend the national security and territorial sovereignty maritime interests, China’s armed forces duty.
Chinese authorities are considering various factors, carefully study the development of the aircraft carrier issue. Currently using a conversion of waste carrier platform for research and training.
China Daily reporter: the aircraft carrier is eighty-one trials, the South China Sea situation complex, the national carrier have the meaning of shock and awe?
Geng Yansheng: this ship there is no water problem, because it has been in the water. Sea trials aboard the ship on a specific time, according to the progress of the project to determine.
carrier disclosure time, nothing to do with the current situation in the South China Sea. As we all know, the aircraft carrier construction is a long-term complex projects, we disclose relevant information at this stage is appropriate and reasonable.
Xinhua News Agency Reporter: Does that mean that the aircraft carrier to enhance the combat capability?
Geng Yansheng: Recently we have seen, there are many reports on the aircraft carrier, there are many very powerful, some say bad. Overestimate or underestimate the role of aircraft carriers are not accurate. Aircraft carrier construction and use, the integration of a variety of weapons and equipment needed in all aspects of cooperation. This will be a long process. Considering the construction of aircraft carriers, fully reflects the modernization of our army will play a role in traction.
CNR Reporters: carrier mean change defensive national defense policy?
Geng Yansheng: China is studying the development of aircraft carriers is to increase national security and maintaining peace. China’s defense policy will not change China’s coastal defense strategy has not changed.
Reporters: publish such information, can you confirm before the first flight in Bayi, Captain Are you sure? Chinese people can keep up with the pace?
Geng Yansheng: pilot this ship to sea on a specific time, I have answered. Construction personnel carrier, the carrier construction is an important work, one important one is the training of carrier pilots, this work is in progress.
be noted that the carrier-based aircraft pilots, train mainly rely on our own to train. As for the future aircraft carrier captain’s choice, I think, when we know.
We have prepared the carrier’s video and pictures, if necessary, to receive your correspondent. Press conference ended. Thank you.
Department of Defense to provide short-range shooting display our latest aircraft Source: World Wide Web video (edit: SN049)
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