China prepares to launch first self-built aircraft carrier
By Xu Han

2017-04-23 10:15 GMT+8

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, is now ready for launch. According to the military, the warship may be launched as early as April 23, the anniversary of the founding of the PLA Navy.
The Type 001A weighs about 70,000 tonnes, is 315 meters long, 75 meters wide and has a cruising speed of 31 knots.