“The ship’s hike is scheduled for this fall. Currently, the crew submits coursework tasks K1, K2, K3, which involve the preparation of the crew for a long hike and use weapons", - said the source.
“After the completion of this stage, the crew will hand over the task of swimming in the order, that is, as part of a group of guard ships. For this, "Admiral Kuznetsov" will enter the training ground along with one or two surface ships of the North fleet like a destroyer or a frigate for working out the tasks of mine, anti-submarine defense, as well as other tasks, ”he said.
The interlocutor stressed that “only upon completion of these tasks, as well as after training with Su-33, Su-25 and MiG-29K aircraft, he will be ready for a long hike.”
According to him, currently deck pilots aviation SF complete training on the flight simulator NITKA in Crimea.