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China's second aircraft carrier to get J-15 jets 15 March, 2016

China's second aircraft carrier will be larger and will be equipped with J-15 fighter jets (Flying Shark), rear admiral and member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Yin Zhuo said. The new aircraft carrier will be larger than aircraft carrier Liaoning, though it will still carry the J-15, was quoted by news site cnr.cn. Yin also revealed that the aircraft on the new carrier will be similar to the Liaoning and will include early warning aircraft, anti-submarine aircraft and health evacuation helicopters, in addition to the J-15 fighters. China announced the construction of its second aircraft carrier, the country's first to be independently designed, on December 31, 2015.

China's second aircraft carrier to get J-15 jets

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