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Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in Severomorsk on the Arctic coast
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69.0403573N, 33.0710206E

Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov" is an aircraft cruiser serving as the flagship of the Russian Navy.

Armament
6 AK-630 AA guns (6×30 mm, 6,000 round/min/mount, 24,000 rounds)
8 CADS-N-1 Kashtan CIWS (each 2 × 30 mm Gatling AA plus 32 3K87 Kortik SAM)
12 P-700 Granit SSM (later removed)
24 8-cell 3K95 Kinzhal SAM VLS (192 missiles; 1 missile per 3 seconds)
RBU-12000 UDAV-1 ASW rocket launchers (60 rockets)

Aircraft carried: Approx. 41 aircraft
12 Su-33 fighters (current)
20 MiG-29K/KUB fighters (future)
4 Sukhoi Su-25UTG/UBP trainers
4 Kamov Ka-27LD32 helicopters
18 Kamov Ka-27PL helicopters
2 Kamov Ka-27PS helicopters