In May, work will already be started. Air defense will be improved. There will be delivered new complexes of marine execution "Pantsir". Change power equipment: new boilers, new pumps- he said.
According to him, after the upgrade, by 2021, the ship should be operational.
The former chief of the General Staff of the Russian Navy, Admiral Viktor Kravchenko, told Interfax on Monday that, in addition to the above, Admiral Kuznetsov would also receive a new weaponwithout specifying which one.
The ship will receive a new anti-ship attack weapons, new air defense systems. There will be a new aircraft landing system. He will still do good service- Kravchenko reported.
Currently, the Russian Navy has only one aircraft carrier, or rather, a heavy aircraft carrier, the Admiral fleet Soviet Union Kuznetsov ", commissioned in 1991, back under the USSR.