China's first home-built carrier sets out for sea trials

China's first home-built carrier sets out for sea trialsChina’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernize its military. The official Xinhua news agency confirmed the ship had left for trials with a short announcement. “Our country’s second aircraft carrier set sail from its dock in the Dalian shipyard for relevant waters to conduct a sea trial mission, mainly to inspect and verify the reliability and stability of mechanical systems and other equipment,” Xinhua said.



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