• Russian officials: Nope, we can't finish fixing the carrier Kuznetsov

    4 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / MURMANSK, RUSSIA - Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov at the PD-50 floating dry dock of Shipyard 82. (credit: Lev Fedoseyev / TASS via Getty Images )
    Russian officials have now acknowledged that the October 29 accident involving Russia's only aircraft carrier and largest floating dry dock has made continuing the refit of the ship impossible. The dry dock, the PD-50, was the only one available capable of accommodating the 55,000 ton Admiral Kuzntesov. As a result, the completion of the refit of the ship is now delayed indefinitely.
    The PD-50, built by a Swedish shipyard in...
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