RAW: Chinese Aircraft Carrier Formation Conducts Trans-Regional Training

A J-15 fighter jet undertakes training aboard aircraft carrier Liaoning. [Photo by Li Tang/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

China’s ‘Liaoning’ aircraft carrier and its formation have been conducting trans-regional training, after setting out from Qingdao on June 25.

The formation is made up of the aircraft carrier and destroyers ‘Jinan’ and ‘Yinchuan,’ frigate ‘Yantai,’ and a squadron of J-15 fighter jets and helicopters.

The training mission aims at strengthening coordination among the vessels and improving the skills of the crew and pilots in different marine environments.

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