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2017-07-16 Europe
Russia's only aircraft carrier won't be modernized
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Posted by DarthVader 2017-07-16 01:05|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [579 views ]  Top

#1 ...A friend who works as a defense analyst thinks the Kuznetsov is going in and not ever coming out, at least not as a functioning CV.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2017-07-16 07:30||   2017-07-16 07:30|| Front Page Top

#2 at least not as a functioning CV.

Behold Space Battleship Khrushchev!
Posted by SteveS 2017-07-16 09:40||   2017-07-16 09:40|| Front Page Top

#3 #2at least not as a functioning CV.

Behold Space Battleship Khrushchev!
Posted by: SteveS 2017-07-16 09:40


SteveS,

Dear Lord, Sir, do NOT give them any ideas.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2017-07-16 10:32||   2017-07-16 10:32|| Front Page Top

#4 "In the event of an actual battle, take off quick and don't plan on coming back"
Posted by Frank G 2017-07-16 10:37||   2017-07-16 10:37|| Front Page Top

#5 Carriers are a white elephant from a passed age. They are just submarine targets. Too big and vulnerable in today's high threat environment.
Posted by Harcourt Angoluting9366 2017-07-16 12:13||   2017-07-16 12:13|| Front Page Top

#6  a training platform,

Training for what? How to land on a US carrier when defecting?
Posted by AlanC 2017-07-16 12:36||   2017-07-16 12:36|| Front Page Top

#7 Russia can't afford more deployments losing 20% of their fixed wing to crashes, sans combat.
Posted by Titus Oppressor of the Lichtensteiners3701 2017-07-16 12:59||   2017-07-16 12:59|| Front Page Top

#8 #5, I've been hearing that since the '70s. That and armor is dead as well.
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-07-16 18:38||   2017-07-16 18:38|| Front Page Top

#9 If the can't modernize it for war, it sure would make a cool launch and orbital retrieval platform.
Posted by  Skidmark 2017-07-16 20:09||   2017-07-16 20:09|| Front Page Top

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