Monday, January 3, 2011

Chinese carrier undergoing completion at Dalian

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The surplus Kuznetsov-class carrier Varyag has been moved to an open position along a pier in Dalian, China. According to US Congressional Research, the ex-Soviet carrier is expected to become operational in two years as a training carrier for the Chinese Navy.

Photo: Eros B satellite by Imagesat International BV.

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