FILE - In this May 2012 file photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning cruises for a test on the sea. China has begun flight training on its first aircraft ... more 
FILE - In this May 2012 file photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning cruises for a test on the sea. China has begun flight training on its first aircraft carrier, with photographs posted on websites Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Global military spending dipped last year for the first time since 1998 as defense outlays shrunk in the West but rose in Russia, China and the Middle East, a Swedish-based arms watchdog said Monday April 15, 2013. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said the world spent $1.75 trillion on its armed forces in 2012, down 0.5 percent from the year before. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Li Tang, File) NO SALES less 
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