Chinese Military: Chinese aircraft carrier platform leaving the new shipyard pier of Dalian City, Liaoning Province on the morning of July 6, 2012 to begin the ninthsea trials.
Analysts believe that the sea trials of Chinese aircraft carrier platform will likely continue over 25 days, which will be the longest of the previous sea trial. One of the main evaluation criteria on the success of the sea trial of aircraft carrier is the length of navigational time in the international, the more complete performance of it.
Relevant information shows that since August 2011, Chinese aircraft carrier platform has repeatedly sea trials. Among them, the sea trials for the first time only five days duration. 7 to 22 June this year, the eighth sub-navigation test lasted 16 days, longer than all previous sea trial.