Russian Navy Thread 2.

Still just talk...........
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Still just talk...........
Yes, but notably not a rehashed Ulyanovsk
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I would've thought Russia would aim for a smaller, cheaper carrier so that they could afford to field enough (3-4) to be militarily useful, as opposed to a glorified status symbol. No doubt PAK FA operations would be greatly eased with a larger carrier, but then I am sceptical that we will ever see a navalised PAK FA.
Yes, but notably not a rehashed Ulyanovsk
We hear rumors from time to time that China purchased the rights to the Ulyanovski Design. Wonder if there is any truth to it???

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I would've thought Russia would aim for a smaller, cheaper carrier so that they could afford to field enough (3-4) to be militarily useful, as opposed to a glorified status symbol. No doubt PAK FA operations would be greatly eased with a larger carrier, but then I am sceptical that we will ever see a navalised PAK FA.
Looking at the design of the T-50, where would an arresting hook fit? It seems like the addition of one would require at the least reducing the size of the aft weapon bay - or making two narrow bays on either side of a hook. Or it could hang out past the tail sting, assuming that area is strong enough to withstand the landing forces if a hook is attached there.
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The mighty prow of the Peter the Great: http://i.imgur.com/k8k1SzZ.jpg http://i.imgur.com/xQ4r7x3.jpg
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Peter the Great is fine looking ship.

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I know it is a crude thing to say but looking at that cruiser it makes me think Russia really knows how to make one menacing looking warship just like Apache looks like a menacing attack helicopter.

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Nine frigates, instead of the planned six, are going to build for the Russian Navy at the Baltic Shipyard / COR / "Yantar" in Kaliningrad. The Deputy Director of the United Shipbuilding Corporation / USC / Jacob care. He has taken part in a solemn ceremony at the "Yantar" next, the fourth case of a series of frigates of Project 11356 , built here for the Navy Russia. http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.itar-tass.com%2Fc9%2F805922.html%26usg%3DALkJrhihBcJ2X-dV7cAX0HyLWHoCDJiz5w
So, it seems there might be more orders coming in for 11356s.

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Recent pic of Vladivostok.
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Recent pic of Vladivostok.
It will be interesting to see the final product. As I assume it will have a number of Russian Hardware in place of some French Equipment.
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Nicely uncluttered design.
It's a beauty for sure. I actually think the foreward gun will ruin the smooth lines somewhat, when it is mounted. In other news, 3rd 885, the Novosibirsk, is laid down. And the second 20385 @ Severnaya.

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"If a SSBN shoot a SLBM under the Artic iced sea, what happens: a) the missile breaks the ice and reaches its target; b) the missile breaks the ice but doesn´t reache its target; c) the missile explodes against ice." I took that question from other website because I thought it was interesting. I remember reading decades ago that it can be done, so, the answer is A, but does anyone know how thick ice can be broken by a SLBM? I also remember reading article some years ago stating that Russia had launched SLMB under ice. I don't think it was the one below but it stated the same things than this one. http://en.rian.ru/military_news/20090715/155532405.html
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Photoreportage from 'Severnaya Verf' including Pr.22350 'Gorshkov' and construction of 'Kasatonov'. C/o Димитрий @ paralayiboards: http://bastion-karpenko.ru/22350_130725/