Kiev (Project 1143 Krechyet) class

Aircraft Carrier V STOL


    Derivatives / Succeeded by
Improved Kiev class 1987

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43500full load (tn)
250length (m)
32.60beam (m)
12draught (m)
32max speed (knots)
4Naval Engine steam turbines

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Russian Navy Kamov ka-27 Helix 1017

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Chernomorsky Shipyard - Zavods'kyi3

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Russian NavyRFS Kiev19751993
Russian Navy042RFS Minsk19781993
Russian NavyRFS Novorossiysk19821993
Russian NavyImproved Kiev class RFS Gorshkov19871996
Indian Navy R33 INS Vikramaditya 2013--

4 units

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1970-jul-21Laid down RFS Kiev
1972-dec-27Launched RFS Kiev
1972-dec-29Laid down 042 RFS Minsk
1975-jan-3Commissioned RFS Kiev
1975-sep-30Launched 042 RFS Minsk
1975-sep-30Laid down RFS Novorossiysk
1978-sep-28Commissioned 042 RFS Minsk
1978-dec-24Launched RFS Novorossiysk
1982Commissioned RFS Novorossiysk
1983Deployment RFS Novorossiysk maiden deployment with at least 16 Ka-27 observed.
1993-junStruck RFS Kiev
1993-junStruck 042 RFS Minsk
1993-junStruck RFS Novorossiysk
2000-may-10Fate: museum 042 RFS Minsk Main attraction at Minsk World military theme park.

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