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China is getting ready to field its 3rd aircraft carrier — here’s why they’re no match for US flattops

Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning during a drill in the western Pacific Ocean, April 18, 2018.
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The centerpiece of China’s rapidly growing navy is its aircraft carriers, with two in service and another on the way.
The carriers represent a new capability for China’s military, and Beijing has touted them in state media, but Chinese flattops are still not on the same level as the US’s carriers in either technology or experience.
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Of all the new weapons in China’s modern, ever-growing military arsenal, few have gotten as much attention as its aircraft carriers.China has two carriers …read more

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