Correct Answer : Option (A) - China
China launched its third aircraft carrier named 'Fujian' on Friday(17th June 2022), the country's most advanced as well as the first "fully domestically built" naval vessel, as an aggressive Beijing sought to project its naval power in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
Official media reported the launching ceremony of ship ‘Fujian’ was held at the Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard. Fujian is the name of China's eastern coastal province of Fujian.
The launch of the ship was delayed by two months due to the COVID lockdown of Shanghai. It was due to be launched on April 23 around the 73rd anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
China's first aircraft carrier, the 'Liaoning
', was a refit of the Soviet-era ship commissioned in 2012 followed by the indigenously built 2nd aircraft carrier 'Shandong
' in 2019. Liaoning and Shandong are names of two provinces of China..Source : News On Air