On the afternoon of December 17, 2019, China’s first domestic aircraft carrier, the Shandong Ship, was officially delivered to the Navy at a military port in Sanya, Hainan! With the approval of the Central Military Commission, China’s first domesticaircraft carrier was named “Shandong Ship” and the number “17” (Liaoning No. 16).
Shandong is China’s first self-built domestically built aircraft carrier, based on the former Soviet Kuznezov class aircraft carrier, China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier research, china’s self-improvement and research and development, is China’s true sense of the first domestically produced aircraft carrier.
On August 31, 2013, the first domestically produced aircraft carrier was confirmed to begin construction, and on April 26, 2017 it was officially launched in Dalian, the sea trial began on May 13, 2018, and the eighth and final sea test was completed on October 22, 2019.