Russia will build a new aircraft carrier based on the Soviet project

When developing a new Russian aircraft carrier, the Soviet design documentation will be used

Ulyanovsk heavy nuclear-powered cruiser project 1143.7. At one time it was not completed.

It is reported by TASS, citing sources inshipbuilding industry. The developers of the new aircraft carrier will apply the technical design, as well as the documentation, according to which the construction of Ulyanovsk was carried out in the late 80s and early 90s. In addition, the creators will take into account the experience of the practical operation of Admiral Kuznetsov, including its combat use in Syria.

Sources also reported that the Navy(Navy) Russia has not yet issued a tactical and technical task for a new aircraft carrier. Work on the task should be completed this year. Then it will go to the United Shipbuilding Corporation.

Recall that now in the Russian fleet there is one aircraft carrier - the Admiral Kuznetsov itself. At the moment, he is undergoing repairs with modernization.