Friday, March 04, 2011

Severodvinsk shipyard Sevmash begans testing the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

In Severodvinsk shipyard Sevmash began testing the aircraft carrier Vikramaditya (formerly Admiral Gorshkov), the modernization of Russia which is held by the Indian Navy, according to ITAR-TASS . . During this phase of work will be checked all the systems on board the ship, including the avionics of the Russian and Indian manufacturing, and aviation facilities. As expected, sea trials the aircraft carrier will begin
 in late 2011.
. The contract to supply India’s aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya was signed in 2004. Under the deal, the hull of the Indian Navy received for free, but subject to the modernization at the yard, as well as equipping deck aircraft of Russian origin. The deal amounted to 1,5 billion dollars. In 2008, India has suspended payments, and Russia raised the issue of revising the scope of work and increased cost. The new agreement on the modernization was signed in March 2010, and its cost has increased to 2,3 billion dollars.
In November 2010, it was reported that the Defense Ministry of India has suffered Adopt the aircraft carrier “Vikramaditya” in December 2012. Under the original schedule, the ship was to be delivered to the customer in early 2012. The reason for the postponement was the need for additional work on the aircraft carrier and the rescheduling of tests of the modernized spacecraft

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