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China's first domestically built aircraft carrier is ready for a high-seas test, an insider says

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China's Shandong aircraft carrier at its commissioning in port in Sanya in Hainan Province, December 17, 2019.
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A CCTV video of the massive vessel and its technologies suggests it is ready for the next stage of its development, a source close to the Chinese navy said.
Shandong has already conducted nine sea trails, but they were all in Bohai Bay or the South China Sea, which are relatively close to its home base, a military expert said.
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