The Russian draft of the vessel, located at the development stage, and will even surpass the French "Mistral" in its technical characteristics.
Russia is developing a new aircraft carrier that will be equipped with nuclear power, informs RIA "news" referring to international Business Times.
the journal emphasizes that the leadership of the Russian Federation in may, before the failure of the contract with France, has announced plans to build its own warships, with characteristics far above the " Mistral ". And now referring to the press-Secretary of the United shipbuilding Corporation (USC) writes that according to a study conducted Nevsky design Bureau (PCB), to provide congruence applicable to the ship with the requirements of the Navy can only equipping the ship's nuclear propulsion plant. Director General of Nevsky design Bureau Sergey Vlasov believes that the project of an aircraft carrier has the ability to be implemented in 2 versions. 1st option provides for the equipping of the ship's nuclear energy module that will allow the vessel with a displacement of 80 thousand to 85 thousand tons to take on Board almost 70 aircraft. Without equipping the vessel nuclear-powered aircraft carrier will be able to carry about 55 devices in the cabin when the displacement from 55 thousand to 65 thousand tons. As expected, the nuclear test module for the future aircraft carrier will be carried out on the destroyer Leader. In summary, international Business Times emphasizes that the construction of new warships will finish no earlier than 2030. Yesterday the Commissioner of the RSC reported that the new Russian aircraft carrier will be nuclear. 9 August, French media reported that the "Mistral" have the opportunity to resell Russia at a bargain price. By assumption Boulevard Voltaire, "trying to sell two helicopter type "Mistral" with the Russian names And the holes on the place where previously was the equipment ", France will be forced " to open the summer season of sales ". One of the main potential buyers of "Mistral", the media called China. Similarly, in the list of potential candidates appeared Brazil, Canada, Egypt, or India. On 6 August, the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that Paris is Without question will find buyers for 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", built on the Russian request. Remember, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin And the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction And supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". The contract for production And delivery of 2 helicopter carrier, signed in 2011 by the French company DCNS And Rosoboronexport, was estimated at 1, 2 billion euros. Last year Paris at the time stopped the supply ships, for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. Opposing political force And the trade unions in France has criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.