DChina launched its second aircraft carrier Wednesday morning in northeast China’s Dalian shipyard in Liaoning Province. The new carrier, the first domestically-built one, was transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch

ceremony that started at about 9 a.m. in Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corp. It is China’s second aircraft carrier, which comes after the Liaoning, a refitted former Soviet Union-made carrier that was put into commission in the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy in 2012. READ MORE