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.
 

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