China’s only aircraft carrier took part in a live-fire drill for the first time, the Chinese military revealed Thursday evening.
Ships and aircraft from the CNS Liaoning carrier battle group and the North Sea Fleet participated in a huge exercise in the Bohai Sea, the People’s Liberation Army said.
More than 10 air-to-air, anti-ship, and air-defense missiles were fired during the drill. Together with several destroyers and frigates, the Liaoning engaged in reconnaissance, aircraft interception, naval strikes, and missile defense drills. – READ MORE