Feb 16, 2015
Russia May Finalize its New Flagship Aircraft Carrier by 2025
It will take up to ten years to wrap up the construction of the flagship carrier, which will include a whole system of state tests.
He added that the aircraft-related research work is now under way and that several projects related to the vessel's construction are already on the table.
A number of experts believe that the construction of a new ship of this class will begin after the completion of the ongoing reconstruction of the Sevmash shipyards.
Right now, Sevmash workers are dealing with the overhaul and modernization of a heavy nuclear missile cruiser, the Admiral Nakhimov, the cruiser Peter the Great and the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.