In Soviet years Moscow built three units of heavy nuclear missile ship – cruiser “Admiral Nakhimov.” After many years, already in Russia was completed the fourth unit – “Peter the Great”.It should be noted that currently the cruiser “Admiral Nakhimov” is being modernized at the enterprise “Sevmash” in Severodvinsk.
The new flagship of the naval forces of the Russian Federation commented on the member of the Expert Council of the all-Russian organization “Officers of Russia” Vasily Gindikin in conversation with the correspondent of the publication “Politekspert”.
According to him, “Admiral Nakhimov” is the largest warship. “At the moment he has no equal in all characteristics and weapons. Even in us Navy, there is no ship that would be comparable to our flagship,” the expert said.
The interlocutor of “PE” recalled that the ship should go down to the water in 2021. To improve the vessel’s allocated considerable resources, but modernization is not only weapons but other characteristics of the cruiser.
“After the modernization, it will be a completely new ship. Great attention is paid to ultrasonic missiles “Zircon”. Among the means of self-defense of the ship has a lot of air defense,” — said the military expert.
Summing up the interview to the journalists of “political Expert”, Vasily Dandykin noted that he sees as rivals in the development of the Navy the US Navy, NATO ships, France and the UK. However, the expert added that “Admiral Nakhimov” has no analogs in other Navy and is true “the most powerful ship”.