Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Keeping an Eye on the Long Game: Part XXVII

Carriers a dead concept? Ummmm ..... errrrr ...... ask our Chinese "
Global Maritime Partners."
The emergence of a giant concrete ship in the unlikely setting of Wuhan is the latest sign that Beijing's desire for aircraft carriers is fast moving towards a full-blown production programme.
All I can think of is, "That is how you build an OLF!"

Oh, and the cranes below?
A leaked security picture of the shipyard at Changxing shipyard showing heavy lifting cranes that have recently been put in place.
Interesting times.

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