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Indian Navy: Looking beyond the Vikrant

Financial Express 21 Jul 2022
The Indian Navy is on the threshold of commissioning Vikrant, India’s first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of India’s independence being celebrated as the ‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ ... Viraat was followed by INS Vikramaditya, the erstwhile Kiev class aircraft carrier, Admiral Gorshkov .

The Soviets tried and failed to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to match US flattops

Business Insider 08 Jun 2022
The Ulyanovsk was intended to leapfrog the Admiral Kuztensov class by going toe-to-toe with the American Nimitz-class supercarriers with the catapult capability to launch strike aircraft that would have struggled with the Admiral Kuznetsov's ski-jump.Soviet Kiev-class aircraft carrier Minsk, February 9, 1983.

Here Are Some of the Most Awesome Ships That Were Never Built

Interesting Engineering 09 Feb 2022
There were plans to convert Iowa-class battleships into hybrid aircraft carriers ... Navy's Essex-class of aircraft carriers ... When the Soviets developed a hybrid battlecruiser and aircraft carrier known as the Kiev-class (Project 1143 Krechyet) in the 1970s, a fresh look was taken at potentially doing something similar in the US Navy.

Why Russia never became an aircraft carrier superpower

Business Insider 14 Oct 2021
Reuters Over the past century, the Soviet Union and Russia after it had several grand plans to build and field aircraft carriers ... Soviet Kiev-class aircraft carrier Minsk, February 9, 1983 ... The mid-1980s were a period of major expansion for the Soviet Navy, including aircraft carriers.

Eastern Ukraine and the Balance of Power in the Black Sea

GlobalResearch 19 Apr 2021
An additional limitation of significance is the agreement’s prohibition of the transit of aircraft carriers. The Montreux Convention describes an aircraft carrier under Annex II. ... One of the reasons why the Soviet Union classified the Kiev class and Kuznetsov class vessels as “heavy aircraft carrying cruiser” was to circumvent this restriction.

US aircraft carriers still rule the seas, but Russia and China both have plans to ...

Business Insider 10 Jan 2021
GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images US Navy aircraft carriers have been a dominant force on the world's oceans for decades ... To that end, the Soviet navy emphasized cruise missile technology and missile-carrying capacity on all of its vessels - even on its own aircraft carriers. Soviet navy Kiev-class aircraft carrier Minsk, February 9, 1983.

The Soviet Union is long gone, but its aircraft carriers live on

Business Insider 21 Dec 2020
Soviet aircraft carrier Leningrad in 1988 ... Soviet aircraft carrier Leningrad, April 1, 1990 ... Soviet Kiev-class aircraft carrier Minsk, February 9, 1983 ... The prevented carriers from passing, but the Soviet designation of "heavy aircraft carrying cruiser" was an acceptable loophole for Turkey.Post-Soviet life.

TOP 3 Russian arms deals of the 21st century

Russia Beyond 20 Nov 2020
... well as unguided bombs that can be mounted to 12 external bracings) and a 30-mm air gun. Aircraft carrier to India  ... The INS ‘Vikramaditya’ (or previously ‘Admiral Gorshkov’ aircraft carrier) is a Soviet-era modified Kiev-class aircraft carrier.

India Made a Big Mistake: Buying an Aircraft Carrier from Russia

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jan 2020
In the early 2000s, India went shopping for a new aircraft carrier ... In 1988, the Soviet Union commissioned the aircraft carrier Baku. She and her four sisters of the Kiev class represented a unique Soviet design ... The remaining two-thirds of the ship was basically an aircraft carrier, with an angled flight deck and a hangar.

It's Difficult To Do Worse Than These 5 Aircraft Carriers

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jan 2020
Key Point. Aircraft carriers are complex vessels. Aircraft carriers are, with the possible exception of submarines, the most complicated naval vessels afloat ... The first and only true aircraft carrier completed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War, Kuznetsov was a follow-on to the Kiev-class carriers.

Indian marine assets that the nation can take pride in on Navy Day (PHOTOS)

Russia Today 04 Dec 2019
India’s sole aircraft carrier started its life as the Admiral Gorshkov, a Soviet Kiev-class warship commissioned in the late 1980s ... Commissioned between 2014 and 2016, they feature advanced Israeli-built radar, which India also plans to install on its future destroyers and first indigenous aircraft carrier.

This Russian Aircraft Carrier Had One Mission: Kill U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers

Yahoo Daily News 26 Oct 2019
At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the carriers were the Soviets’ initial foray into the world of fixed wing naval aviation, and the only Soviet carriers to become fully operational.

10 Of The World’s Biggest Warships

World History Online 11 Nov 2015
The navy protects the waters in the vicinity of a country and help to support other military arms including aircraft carriers, vehicle and tank cruisers, and supply ships ... Indian Modified-Kiev Class – one of two aircraft carriers in the Indian Navy, the INS Vikramaditya began life as a Soviet 1980s ship.

This forgotten incident from the Cold War shows how Putin's air incursions could go horribly, ...

Seattle Post 05 May 2015
In September of 1982, two US aircraft carriers were sent to the western Pacific on a exercise in which they "sailed within 300 miles of the ... "Later in the autumn [of 1982], while in the Indian Ocean, the Enterprise happened upon a Soviet aircraft carrier, the Kiev," Hoffman writes.

Chinese President's war on corruption finds its way to Brighton

Canberra Times 05 Apr 2015
Living in terror. Zheng Jiefu says he is being followed. Photo. Joe Armao ... "They were waiting at my door ... Until that point, Mr Zheng had courted publicity, such as when he towed an old aircraft carrier, The Kiev, from the Soviet Union to Tianjin, where it is now the centrepiece of a military museum ... All of that, unfortunately, is not so unusual ... .

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