The weapon of “doomsday” destroyed Soviet aircraft carrier


Frame: The Ministry Of Defence

In the video, the Russian defense Ministry, demonstrated full-scale sample of ocean multipurpose system “Poseidon”, the attack carrier strike group led by the ship, built under the scheme STOBAR. Currently, these ships are armed with only China, India and Russia, the author notes The Drive by Joseph Trevithick.

“It is noteworthy that a conventional aircraft carrier in the movie is built according to the scheme of Short Take-Off But Arrested Recovery (STOBAR), which is not used by the United States and its allies,” writes the expert.

All current US aircraft carriers, France and the UK use CATOBAR, while the surviving Soviet aircraft carrying anti-submarine cruisers project 1143 “Merlin” (Chinese Liaoning and Indian Vikramaditya and the Russian “Admiral Kuznetsov”) is based on the STOBAR.

Scheme CATOBAR (Catapult Assisted Take-Off Barrier Arrested Recovery), suggesting the ejection take-off and landing using arresting gear, allows you to put on a full-fledged carrier fighter, while the STOBAR (Short Take-Off But Arrested Recovery), allowing short take-off with jumping and landing with arresting gear, and is intended only for deployment of aircraft, short or vertical takeoff and landing.

In March “Admiral Kuznetsov” headed compiled by The National Interest the rating of the worst carriers in the world’s history has ever launched, being the only one of them still being in service.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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