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Kreml class aircraft carrier (1983 Doomsday)

Siberian aircraft carrier Soyuz, the flagship of the Siberian Pacific Fleet.

Class overview
Builders: Chernomorsky Shipyard 444, Nikolayev, Ukrainian Sovereign Socialist Republic, Union of Sovereign Soviet Siberian Socialist Republics of the Soviet Union

Operators:

Union of Sovereign Soviet Siberian Socialist Republics of the Soviet Union Navy

Preceded by: Admiral of the Fleet of the Union of Sovereign Soviet Siberian Socialist Republics of the Soviet Union Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov class aircraft carrier
Succeeded by: Ulyanovsk class aircraft carrier
Built: 1990-Present
In commission: 25 December 1990 -
Building: 5
Planned: 10
Completed: 5
Active: 5
General characteristics
Class and type: Kreml-class aircraft carrier
Type: CV
Displacement:
  • 55,200-tons (standard-load)
  • 58,600 - 67,500-tons (full-load)
  • 70,900 - 85,500-tons (max-load)
Length: 305 m (1,001 ft)
Beam: 72 m (236 ft)
Draught: 11 m (36 ft)
Propulsion: Steam turbines 80,000 shp 200,000 shp (150,000 kW)
Speed: 30 knots (56 km/h)
Range: 8,500 mi (13,700 km) 18 knots (33 km/h)
Complement: 1,500
Armament: 12 P-700 Granit (SS-N-19 Shipwreck) anti-ship missiles
192 3K95 Kinzhal (SA-N-9 Gauntlet) SAMs
8 Kashtan CIWS mounts
6 AK-630 AA guns
1 UDAV-1 ASW rocket launcher
Aircraft carried:

72 aircraft

Aviation facilities: Angled arrested landing flight deck
Bow ski jump

The Kreml class aircraft carrier are a class of aircraft carriers being built for the Union of Sovereign Soviet Siberian Socialist Republics of the Soviet Union Navy and was one of the first class of Siberian aircraft carriers built for the Siberian Fleet after the Judgment Day nuclear missile attacks that killed 3.6 billion people around the world, and the aircraft carrier Kreml is the flagship of the Siberian Navy.

Each carrier have a lenght of 305 metres, weight 85,500 tons at deep load and carry up to 70+ fixed-wing aircraft. The Kreml-class were succeeded by the larger 93,000 tonnes Ulyanovsk-class supercarriers in the mid-1990s.