With a larger hangar and improved technology, the new carrier, which has been in production since 2013, should become operational in 2020. Zhang Junshe, an expert with the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Naval Military Studies Research Institute, told the PLA Daily a year ago that the Chinese navy sought to gain experience with conventionally-powered ski jump carriers first, before attempting the leap to nuclear powered propulsion and steam catapult launch systems.
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The Iowa State Patrol claims Soules took off after rear-ending his pickup truck into a tractor near Aurora at around 8 p.m. on Monday. The driver of the tractor, described by a sheriff's deputy as an older man, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. (KRT via AP). North Korean state media later warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of aggression as the USA aircraft strike group sailed towards the Korean peninsula.
North Korea is making steady progress toward developing ballistic missiles that can hit the USA and its capabilities will match its rhetoric if left unchecked, the commander of US forces in South Korea said. Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, welcomed recent efforts by Beijing to try to defuse soaring tensions between Pyongyang and Washington, and suggested a non-military solution remained the preferred outcome.
The anti-missile system was set up despite vehement protests from China, which says that the advanced system will do little to deter North Korea's nuclear ambition and will destabilise regional security balance. Tillerson also noted that U.S.is prepared to test China's willingness to help Washington with North Korea and underscored that the White House is not seeking regime change.