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New supply ship strengthens PLA’s carrier strike group

The People’s Liberation Army Navy’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, is a decades-old vessel whose technology, particularly its diesel-fueled steam propulsion system, is becoming anachronistic in a world of nuclear carriers. Even though its combat capabilities have been given a big boost after the PLA’s painstaking endeavor to refurbish the carrier, the Soviet-built Liaoning has still been held […]