Optimization reduces the resistance of the vessel hull 20%. The aircraft carrier will be equipped with power plants and modern avionics and missile weapons. The structure of the deck aircraft will allow take off even in the face of stormy weather.
China's Xinhua had reported that Russia has worked out a long-term military development program that envisages construction of an aircraft carrier in the 2030s.
"This will be a versatile warship equipped with manned and unmanned aircraft systems and also robotic systems capable of operating in all possible environments, including outer space. Such a vessel may appear in the 2030s," Interfax news agency quoted him as saying.