Construction on China’s third aircraft carrier has gone forward faster than expected and may be ready to launch sometime later this year, analysts at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) said last week based on analysis of new satellite images. On July 14, CSIS tweeted, ‘Recent satellite imagery suggests that China’s Type 003 aircraft carrier may be ready to launch later this year. Don’t miss CSIS’ latest High Resolution Spotlight.
Recent satellite imagery suggests that China's Type 003 aircraft carrier may be ready to launch later this year. Don't miss CSIS' latest High Resolution Spotlight: https://t.co/3NHKp68yNC pic.twitter.com/ZPUfI1HPkW
— CSIS (@CSIS) July 14, 2021
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