Untested: Just How Good are China’s Aircraft Carriers?
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Caleb Larson

China's Military, East Asia

Beijing has been studying aircraft carriers for a long time. They are getting better, but they aren't as good as the U.S. Navy's. 

Here's What You Need To Know: Two aircraft carriers that are based on 1980s technology, which is what China has right now, are in no way close to as capable as modern nuclear-powered carriers. But Beijing is making progress.

While one of the United States’ aircraft carriers, the USS Theodore Roosevelt is dealing with a...

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