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Sergei Shoigu urged to prepare the cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov" to equip with the latest weapons

Sergei Shoigu urged to prepare a cruiser «Admiral Nakhimov» to equip with the latest weapons
During the conference call, the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation touched upon the issue of modernizing the heavy nuclear cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov". This cruiser was commissioned by the USSR Navy in 1988 year. Has a full displacement of about 25,9 thousand. tons and maximum draft 10,3 m. Power plants are represented by two nuclear reactors. Full speed of the warship - 32 host. Autonomy - about 60 day.

According to Sergei Shoigu, cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov", being under repair and at the same time undergoing the modernization procedure, as a result, it will be equipped with the latest strike and anti-aircraft missile systems.

All repair and modernization works are carried out at the Sevmash enterprise.

Defense Minister pointed out, that the heavy nuclear cruiser will also receive modern anti-submarine weapons. Sergei Shoigu during the meeting urged to prepare the ship itself, and weapons by the beginning of acceptance tests within the SDO.

To date, the warship is going through a stage of outfitting off-dock work.. In particular, preparations for the installation of weapons are in progress.

earlier it was reported, that "Admiral Nakhimov" can become a carrier of hypersonic missiles "Zircon", capable of destroying like sea, and ground targets, including the infrastructure of enemy military bases.

After all the planned work, the cruiser "Admiral Nakhimov" will become the most powerful and armed surface ship in the country's Navy.

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