Chinese aircraft carrier on second sea trial
Assisted by tugboats, China's first domestically built aircraft carrier leaves its shipyard in Dalian, Liaoning Province, embarking on its second sea trial on Sunday morning, August 26, 2018. (Photos: VCG)
The new carrier is the largest and most sophisticated naval vessel in China.
The ship made its maiden sea trial in mid-May to demonstrate the reliability and performance of its propulsion systems.
The new carrier is the largest and most sophisticated naval vessel in China. Construction began in November 2013.