China's new aircraft carrier has 'limited' capability: USWASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Wednesday played down the importance of China's new aircraft carrier, saying it would have only a "limited" capability in a first step towards an eventual carrier fleet.
In a report to Congress, the Pentagon said the carrier "will serve initially as a training and evaluation platform, and eventually offer a limited operational capability."
China Defence and Security Report Q4 2012
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