Future Chinese class aircraft carrier
Class overview
Builders: Jiangnan Changxing Shipbuilding Corporation
Shipyard: Jiangnan Shipyard
Operators: People's Liberation Army Navy
Preceded by: Chinese aircraft carrier programme
Succeeded by: Type 089 aircraft carrier
In commission: 2015-Present
Planned: 5
Completed: 5
Active: 5
General characteristics
Type: Supercarrier

60,000 long tons standard

Length: 300 m
Beam: 79 m (258 ft)
Draught: 10,9 m (35 ft)


Steam turbines


280,000 shp

Speed: 34 knots (63 km/h)
Complement: 2000
Armament: • 4 x Type 1030 CIWS
• 8 x FL-3000 (18 Cell Missile system)
Aircraft carried: 50

Shenyang J-15

Shenyang J-19

Chengdu J-20

Aviation facilities: Angled flight deck for CATOBAR

The Future Chinese class aircraft carriers supercarriers are a class of Chinese heavy aircraft- carrying cruisers aircraft carriers being built for the People's Liberation Army Navy, the naval branch of the People's Republic of China, and are the newest aircraft carriers built by China. Each carrier in this class have a tonnage of 60,000 tons, the length are 300 metres, and carry up to 50 fixed-wing aircraft. Five aircraft carriers were ordered, completed and commissioned for the People's Liberation Army Navy.