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CHINA AIRCRAFT CARRIER CAPABILITIES TESTED ON LATEST MISSION

China’s sole aircraft carrier has returned home following a far-ranging three-week training mission during which its combat capabilities were closely scrutinized and speculation soared over what future role the flat-top will play amid China’s growing military ambitions.

The Defense Ministry said the 60,000-ton Liaoning sailed in to the eastern port of Qingdao along with its battle group that includes destroyers, frigates, a supply ship and antisubmarine craft.

The ministry quoted

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