Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

07/01 19:50   Russian govt to begin consultations with Turkey over compensation for downed aircraft in near future - Ushakov
 
07/01 19:49   Russian Eurobonds gain on heightened demand for risk
 
07/01 19:40   USHAKOV ON U.S. PROPOSALS REGARDING INTERACTION IN SYRIA: VARIOUS CONTACTS CURRENTLY MAINTAINED; I AM NOT READY TO TALK ABOUT ANY SPECIFIC DETAIL
 
07/01 19:38   Finland participating in EU sanctions against Russia not due to good discipline but by conviction - president
 
07/01 19:35   KREMLIN AIDE USHAKOV: RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT TO START CONSULTATIONS WITH TURKEY ON COMPENSATION FOR DOWNED PLANE IN NEAR FUTURE
 
07/01 19:35   Russia to make attempt to start dialogue with NATO on confidence-building measures - Putin
 
07/01 19:34   Russia, Belarus to continue consultations on Q3 oil supplies
 
07/01 19:33   Shvetsov's Erfiks raises Sollers stake to 63.5%; subsidiary has another 2%
 
07/01 19:33   Aggregated results for trading of shares in Moscow Exchange
 
07/01 19:33   Putin rejects criticism of Russian troops moving on Russian territory
 




 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Development of new aircraft carrier for the...


News headlines


November 23, 2012 16:01

Development of new aircraft carrier for the Russian Navy will be completed by 2020 - commander-in-chief (Part 2)

MOSCOW. Nov 23 (Interfax-AVN) - The Russian Navy needs modern aircraft carriers and the appearance of the new vessel is already being developed, Admiral Viktor Chirkov, commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, said.

"My personal opinion is that we really need [the construction of a new aircraft carrier]," Chirkov told reporters on Friday.

"We need to understand what the aircraft carrier should be like and, most importantly, the need to have vessels of such class," Chirkov said.

Chirkov specified that the work on the aircraft carrier project is to be completed under the state armaments program through 2020.

On Thursday, Admiral Chirkov accompanied Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on a working visit to the Eastern Military District, where the defense minister visited Pacific Fleet objects.

In July, Chirkov reported that appropriate research institutes had been commissioned to develop the appearance of the aircraft carrier and that funding had been provided for the project.

In 2009, the Main Headquarters of the Russian Navy said the policies of the Russian Navy development for the period until 2050-2060 envisioned the creation of 5-6 carrier-borne groups. The construction of the aircraft carriers was expected to begin in 2012.

The Russian Navy has the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov. In the USSR, the only aircraft carrier construction base was located at the Black Sea Shipbuilding Plant in Mykolayiv (Ukraine). Five aircraft-carrying cruisers (Kyiv, Minsk, Novorossiysk (Project 1143), Baku (Project 1143.4) and Tbilisi (Project 1143.5)) were built there. The first three ships were removed from the fleet after less than 15 years of service and were later sold abroad. The two latter vessels were named Admiral Gorshkov and Admiral Kuznetsov after the collapse of the USSR (the Admiral Gorshkov was sold to the Indian Navy and the Admiral Kuznetsov is now serving in the Northern Fleet).

The other two cruises, Varyag and Ulyanovsk, were never finished: the hull of the former was sold to China, where it became the first national aircraft carrier, and the latter was cut on a staple.

av jv

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

July 01, 2016
 
19:40
USHAKOV ON U.S. PROPOSALS REGARDING INTERACTION IN SYRIA: VARIOUS CONTACTS CURRENTLY MAINTAINED; I AM NOT READY TO TALK ABOUT ANY SPECIFIC DETAIL
 
19:38
Finland participating in EU sanctions against Russia not due to good discipline but by conviction - president
 
19:35
KREMLIN AIDE USHAKOV: RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT TO START CONSULTATIONS WITH TURKEY ON COMPENSATION FOR DOWNED PLANE IN NEAR FUTURE
 
19:35
Russia to make attempt to start dialogue with NATO on confidence-building measures - Putin
 
19:34
Russia, Belarus to continue consultations on Q3 oil supplies
 
19:33
Shvetsov's Erfiks raises Sollers stake to 63.5%; subsidiary has another 2%
 
19:33
Aggregated results for trading of shares in Moscow Exchange
 
19:33
Putin rejects criticism of Russian troops moving on Russian territory
 
19:30
Results of Interregional Trading for OFZ & OBR
 
19:30
PUTIN: IF FINLAND JOINS NATO, IT WOULD BE UNREASONABLE TO EXPECT RUSSIAN TROOPS TO STAY ON SAME POSITIONS INSIDE RUSSIA
 
19:29
PUTIN: IF FINLAND JOINS NATO, IT WILL LOOSE ITS NEUTRALITY, BUT RUSSIA TO LOOK AT FINNISH PEOPLE'S CHOICE WITH RESPECT
 
19:27
Russia never provokes tensions, including in Baltic Sea region - Putin
 
19:23
MegaFon raises 30-bln ruble credit line from Sberbank to 2022
 
19:23
PUTIN: I HOPE NEXT DUMA TO SUPPORT LEGISLATIVE TIGHTENING OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR DOPING VIOLATIONS IN SPORT
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has given an interview to Interfaxs correspondent Alexander Korzun ahead of the alliances summit in Warsaw due on July 8-9 in which he speaks about place of the Russian topic on the summits agenda and Russia-NATO relations in general.

more
.
.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given an interview to Interfax ahead of his visit to Russia in which he speaks about the influence that his personal relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin have on the development of interstate ties, about Israels plans regarding new gas fields and said that Israel will into allow Syria to turn into a source of aggression. This will be Netanyahus third visit in under a year.

more
.
.
Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi has given an interview with Interfax in which he speaks about the results of the Russia-ASEAN summit, prospects for achieving an agreement on oil production freeze in OPEC, Indonesian-Russian military and technological cooperation and the launch of direct air communication between Indonesia and Russia.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2016   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100