The Disaffected Lib: Arms Race Update – China Gets Into Naval Air Game

It’s still a long way off from rivaling America’s 11-carrier battle groups but China has demonstrated a successful landing and takeoff from its refurbished Ukranian aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. The Chinese-built carrier jet, a Sukhoi 27 knock-off, comes complete with folding wings and folding horizontal tailplanes. Observers believe the Liaoning is a training ship and ...