|"Admiral Kuznetsov" being loaded into 82nd Shipyard floating dry dock (May 14, 2015)|
On May 13, the Russian Navy's sole aircraft carrier, "Admiral Kuznetsov", was towed to the 82nd Shipyard in Roslyakovo for out-of-water maintenance. The next day, the Kuznetsov-class aircraft carrier was placed in the shipyard's PD-50 floating dock.
The question on everyone's mind is: how long will repairs last? Fleet officials would only say that workers needed to complete a survey of the ship before they could determine the full scope of work and finalize work orders.
Today, the first 13 contracts for the aircraft carrier's repairs were released. Based on a review of the contracts, it appears "Admiral Kuznetsov" will be out of business until at least December 2016. The combined total cost of the initial contracts: RUB 1,308,808,984. Below is a breakdown of the contractual information.
|May 2015||607,360||survey of Svetlana-2N and Svetlana-23N.5 systems|
|May 2015||2,845,300||repairs of piping and sea chests|
|May 2015||986,000||repairs of 3D12AL main engine|
|Jun 2015||7,663,811||repairs of gas turbine generators|
|Aug 2015||93,768,131||repairs of Svetlana-2N system|
|Aug 2015||2,974,414||repairs of heating and separation systems of bilge water separators|
|Sep 2015||99,963,064||repairs of coolant machinery|
|May 2016||675,578,027||repairs of environmental systems|
|Nov 2016||167,394,664||repairs of navigation systems and equipment|
|Nov 2016||16,443,429||repairs of self-degaussing equipment|
|Dec 2016||31,403,960||repairs of Compartment 7 equipment|
|Dec 2016||97,180,824||repairs of radar and sonar systems|
|Dec 2016||112,000,000||repairs of NTsV pumps|