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Chinese aircraft carrier formation holds live-fire drill of using weapons

The Chinese Navy recently conducted a drill for a large fleet of naval vessels and aircraft including aircraft carrier Liaoning in the Bohai Sea, according to military sources on Thursday, December 15, 2016.

In formation with several destroyers and frigates, the Liaoning carried out training in reconnaissance and early warning systems, air interception, sea assault, air-defense and anti-missile exercises.

Carrying live ammunition, several batches of J-15 carrier-based aircraft had performed strike exercises.

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A J-15 carrier-borne fighter jet fires a missile at the simulated target during a live-fire drill.

 

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