World naval developments May 2017

China’s second aircraft carrier under construction.
*By Norman Friedman
On 26 April the Chinese floated out their second aircraft carrier. Although the project had long been known through satellite photos, the public appearance of this first entirely Chinese-built carrier had great impact. No name was announced, but there is widespread speculation that, like the first carrier, this one will be named after a coastal province, probably Shandong.
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