August 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, August 18, at Sevmash (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation), a technological operation will be carried out to withdraw the heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARKR) “Admiral Nakhimov” project 11442M from the loading basin to the embankment of the enterprise for the second stage of repair and modernization of the ship. This was announced by the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, following the results of a working meeting, which was devoted to the progress of the repair and modernization of the cruiser.
At the meeting, the Commander-in-Chief of the Navy heard reports from the heads of the profile departments of the High Command of the Navy on the entire spectrum of modernization and repair of the Admiral Nakhimov TARKR and set the task of continuing close cooperation with the United Shipbuilding Corporation on all subsequent stages of repair and modernization of the cruiser, strictly following the work schedule.
It was also noted at the meeting that the work on the withdrawal of the TARKR “Admiral Nakhimov” from the loading basin to the Sevmash embankment is a complex and unique process. The ship will be taken out by tugs through the gateway into the water area of the enterprise. The operation is performed in a limited time only at high water.
Modernization and repair of the TARKR “Admiral Nakhimov” is proceeding according to schedule. One of the most time-consuming stages of ship repair has been completed. Behind the flaw detection and dismantling of large-sized equipment, hull structures, preparation of premises and installation of new equipment, insulation materials, cable routes, etc.
In the course of the modernization, the ship’s life support systems, radio-technical armament, ship energy will be replaced and updated, as well as the cruiser’s missile and artillery weapon systems will be replaced.
As a result of the modernization of the TARKT “Admiral Nakhimov” will have completely new tactical and technical characteristics and will significantly increase the potential of the surface component of the Russian Navy