• A devastating shipyard accident appears to have sunk Russia's efforts to save its sole aircraft carrier

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Russia has admitted that it does not have any dry docks suitable for repairing the Admiral Kuznetsov carrier, the Russian Navy's flagship that is in desperate need of work.
    The PD-50 dry dock, the largest in Russia, sank in a strange accident last month, smashing a huge hole in the carrier in the process.
    While officials initially stated that the incident would not affect the planned overhaul of the Kuznetsov, officials now say that there is currently no acceptable alternative to the sunken dry dock.
    One of the world's largest dry docks sank at a shipyard in northwestern Russia late last...
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