Aircraft Carriers (includes large aircraft cruisers)
Back to Russian / Soviet Navy Current and Retired Submarines
Kuznetsov Class / Project 11435 (1990) LOA 1001′ / 305.1 m TDISP 58,000 tons (1 in refit, 1 uncompleted, sent for conversion to non-military use in China – the People’s Liberation Army Navy reconditioned and activated it, see China listing)
Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov (1991) Navy Flagship
Aircraft Cruisers (Soviet designation for a large aircraft-carrying vessel)
Kiev Class / Project 1143 Krechyet Heavy Aircraft Cruiser LOA 896′ / 273.1 m TDISP 43,000 tons (4 built, 2 preserved, 1 converted and still active)
Admiral Gorshkov ex-Baku (1987 – 1996) – sold to India ca. 2004 and converted to full-length carrier INS Vikramaditya. (see Indian Navy listing)
Kiev (1975 – 1993) – now at Tianjin Binhai Aircraft Carrier Theme Park, ChinaMinsk (1978 – 1993) – was a military theme park in China, Yantian District. Shenzhen. This park went bankrupt, the carrier was moved to a new site, North of Shanghai, where it was supposed to be part of a new park, but is instead deteriorating and apparently abandoned.