CV-18 Fujian/003 CATOBAR carrier thread


by78

Lieutenant General
An image update.

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lcloo

Senior Member
Shandong took about 1 year for out-fitting, and 1 1/2 year from first sea trial to commissioning.

Shandong
Launch- 2017 April 26th
First sea trial - 2018 May (12th/13th?)
Commissioning - 2019 Dec 17th

Fujian
Launch - 2022 June 17th
First sea trial - 2023 3rd quarter?
Commissioning - 2025 1st quarter/2nd quarter?

J35, KJ600 and aircraft carrier based UCAV may be able to be inducted into service in time for commissioing of Fujian.
 

asif iqbal

Brigadier
slowly but surely 003 is taking shape

with those powerful Cats 003 will be able to project power far from home shores for a long sustained period of time

001 and 002 can stay close to home shores in and around South China Sea

003 will give China True Global Reach
 

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