Aircraft Carrier to Join India Navy

Barents Observor
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Kiev-class Aircraft Carrier: Photo credit Wikipedia CCL

Refubished Kiev-class aircraft carrier, formerly 'Admiral Gorshkov' for sea trials in the Barents Sea.

Repaired and converted at the Russian Sevmash shipyard, the 45,000 ton flat-top is expected to undergo testing in the Barents Sea shortly, before hand-over to the Indian Navy.  In addition, the ship will undertake a 3,5 month test expedition before acceptance.

 


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