Source: contract for the repair of “Admiral Kuznetsov” will be signed in the first quarter of 2018

Aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” at the 35th shipyard

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MOSCOW, December 21. /TASS/. The contract for repair and modernization of the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” will last for three years and is signed between the Russian defense Ministry and United shipbuilding Corporation in the first quarter of 2018. This was reported by TASS source in the Russian defense-industrial complex.

“In the first quarter of next year will be signed the contract calculated for three years, and the 35th shipyard in Murmansk under Roslyakova will immediately begin to work on the aircraft carrier,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

TASS has no official confirmation of this information.