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 • China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning commissioned



China's first aircraft carrier "Liaoning" officially entered service on Sept.25, making China the 10th country in the world to have such a vessel in active service.

The Ministry of National Defense said the carrier, Liaoning, would "raise the overall operational strength of the Chinese navy."

Zhang Zheng, a 43-year-old senior colonel in the navy and a former student of military academies in the UK, has been named the Liaoning's commanding officer.[Full story]

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