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Parent System: Type 003
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2030
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Description: The Type 003 is a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier under construction in China to equip the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). With a full displacement of more than 85,000 tons the ship will carry an air wing of more than 80 aircraft including the Chinese made J-15A aircraft and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters. The J-23 or J-31 stealth fighter may also be embarked upon the new aircraft carrier. The main feature of this new aircraft carrier is that it will be equipped with electro-magnetic catapults facilitating aircraft operations. The Type 003 construction started at Shangai Jiangnan Shipyard in January 2018 and may be commissioned in the 2028-2030 timeframe.
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