The center of ship repair “Zvezdochka” ready for modernization of aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”
MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. The center of ship repair “Zvezdochka” in Severodvinsk, is ready to repair and modernization of the only Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
“The industry is ready. Asterisk ready (for repair and modernization of aircraft carrier – approx. TASS),” he said.
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Rogozin explained that typically, the repair begins with fault detection. “That is, what are the units and units require additional repair, replacement and so on. Then becomes the primary act, which goes into industry and then Ministry of defense taking into account your financial plan and making use of the ships the Navy determines the timing of setting the military vehicle on the average repair or repair and modernization,” – said Deputy Prime Minister.
Earlier it was reported that in 2017, “Admiral Kuznetsov” will go to the average repair and modernization. In the Navy of the Russian Federation stated that, most likely, will carry an Asterisk.
The duration of the works is not yet defined. According to the head of the United shipbuilding Corporation Alexey Rakhmanov, on ship upgrades will take two years, however, the volumes and terms of works can change. According to Rakhmanov, in the course of modernization will change the armament “Admiral Kuznetsov”.