PLA Navy Fighter Jet Force Trains for Carrier Duty
(Source: Chinadaily.com.cn; issued September 13, 2018)
The people's Liberation Army Navy's carrier-based fighter jet force has achieved a number of breakthroughs in its training since May 2013, when it was established.

By now, several batches of Navy pilots have become qualified to take off and land the J-15 fighter jet on the CNS Liaoning aircraft carrier.

Some have been exposed to fierce live-fire exercises that included sophisticated fighting scenarios.

An elite team among the pilots also has carried out night landings, widely considered the riskiest carrier-based action, and have become capable of performing round-the-clock, all-weather operations.

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