The conversion of the bridge part of aircraft carrier Varyag has been completed, the picture shows a variety of advanced radar equipments were installed.
PLA Chief of General Staff, Chen Bingde recent interview with the newspaper interview, said: "The aircraft carrier has been under construction, but have not yet completed! say such construction finished. " reported that this is by far the most senior generals of the PLA's external recognition of China is creating its first aircraft carrier.
This is by far the most senior generals of the PLA's external recognition of China is creating its first aircraft carrier. The article also quoted the Assistant Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Qi Jianguo as saying that China faces many complex marine issues, China pursues a defensive strategy, even if built aircraft carrier, it will not "open to the others go."
On the same day, the newspaper also quoted a report of another interview, said Chen Bingde, United States during his visit in the direction of the requirement to reduce arms sales to Taiwan did not get their response, once put into practice the other side, the Chinese side will take action to make " resolute struggle. " The report also said the U.S. military has been hoping to upgrade to the 2 +2 level dialogue, the Foreign Minister of Canadian defense minister, but Chen Bingde immediate response is "impossible." The article said that this is China's top general in the U.S. this requires a clear statement on the first public. In fact, in the direction of an important requirement for the U.S. side has not been answered clearly satisfied with the situation, China will not press the idea of the United States to build 2 +2 talks mechanism.