RU Kiev (Project 1143 Krechyet) class

Aircraft Carrier V STOL


    Derivatives / Succeeded by
RU 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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RU Russian Navy Kamov ka-27 Helix 1017

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UA Chernomorsky Shipyard - Zavods'kyi3

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

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1970-jul-21Laid downRU RFS Kiev
1972-dec-27LaunchedRU RFS Kiev
1972-dec-29Laid downRU 042 RFS Minsk
1975-jan-3CommissionedRU RFS Kiev
1975-sep-30LaunchedRU 042 RFS Minsk
1975-sep-30Laid downRU RFS Novorossiysk
1978-sep-28CommissionedRU 042 RFS Minsk
1978-dec-24LaunchedRU RFS Novorossiysk
1982CommissionedRU RFS Novorossiysk
1983DeploymentRU RFS Novorossiysk maiden deployment with at least 16 Ka-27 observed.
1993-junStruckRU RFS Kiev
1993-junStruckRU 042 RFS Minsk
1993-junStruckRU RFS Novorossiysk
2000-may-10Fate: museumRU 042 RFS Minsk Main attraction at Minsk World military theme park.

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