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 China Lands Fighter Jet on Aircraft Carrier Bought from Ukraine. PHOTO

China conducted a successful test of its first aircraft carrier Liaoning by landing Shenyang J-15 fighter plane on its deck.

Lenta.ru and Xinhua report that the landing was the next testfor the aircraft carrier built on the basis of the Soviet aircraftcarrier Varyag which China bought from Ukraine in an unfinishedstate to turn it into a casino but eventually completed it for thearmy. On September 25, 2012 Liaoning entered into service.


Chinese Navy Command plans to use the Liaoning for training whilecreating its own carrier. Fighter-bomber Shenyang J-15 is modeledafter the Soviet fourth-generation fighter Su-33 T10K which Chinaalso bought from Ukraine.



Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p225102
 
 
 
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