The aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” will repair without upgrading

Heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”

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SAINT PETERSBURG, June 29. /TASS/. The only aircraft carrier of the Russian Navy – “Admiral Kuznetsov” – will be repaired without the upgrade. In an interview with TASS at the VIII International military-sea salon in St.-Petersburg the General Director of Nevsky design Bureau Sergey Vlasov.

“Will the ship repair with the replacement of some equipment”, he said. Vlasov said that, essentially, the next work cannot be called modernization. “Essentially, no. It repairs,” added he, answering the relevant question.