<HTML><HEAD> <META name=GENERATOR content="MSHTML 8.00.6001.19019"></HEAD> <BODY> <CENTER><IMG style="WIDTH: 600px; HEIGHT: 398px" id=4006882 title="The undated photo shows the imported aircraft carrier body is refitted. China's Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that the country is making use of an imported aircraft carrier body for refitting to be used for scientific research, experiment and training.[Photo/Xinhua]" border=0 hspace=0 alt="Aircraft carrier body refitted for research, training" align=center src="cts001aa018f83f0f9a1f8835.jpg" width=600 height=398 md5="" sourcedescription="?????????" sourcename="????"></CENTER></TD></TR><TR><TD style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: rgb(255,255,255); MIN-HEIGHT: 16px" align="middle" valign="center"> <P style="TEXT-ALIGN: left" align=left><SPAN><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" size=1><Z><Z>The</Z> <Z>undated</Z> <Z>photo</Z> <Z>shows</Z> <Z>the</Z> <Z>imported</Z> <Z>aircraft</Z> <Z>carrier</Z> <Z>body</Z> <Z>is</Z> <Z>refitted</Z>. <Z>China</Z>'<Z>s</Z> <Z>Defense</Z> <Z>Ministry</Z> <Z>said</Z> <Z>on</Z> <Z>Wednesday</Z> <Z>that</Z> <Z>the</Z> <Z>country</Z> <Z>is</Z> <Z>making</Z> <Z>use</Z> <Z>of</Z> <Z>an</Z> <Z>imported</Z> <Z>aircraft</Z> <Z>carrier</Z> <Z>body</Z> <Z>for</Z> <Z>refitting</Z> <Z>to</Z> <Z>be</Z> <Z>used</Z> <Z>for</Z> <Z>scientific</Z> <Z>research</Z>, <Z>experiment</Z> <Z>and</Z> <Z>training</Z>.[<Z>Photo</Z>/<Z>Xinhua</Z>]</Z></FONT></SPAN>&nbsp;</P></TD></TR></BODY></HTML>