Russia unveils design of proposed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

Russia unveils design of proposed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Image: RIA News

Russia's Nevskoye Design Bureau has unveiled the design of a proposed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to be used by the country's navy.

The Project 11430E carrier, tentatively named Lamantin, will have a displacement of 80,000 tonnes, an LOA of 350 metres, a maximum endurance of 120 days, a speed of 30 knots, a crew of 2,800, and an air task force of 800 personnel.

The carrier will be capable of providing fleet defence against air, surface, and subsurface threats as well as air support for amphibious landings.

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