MOSCOW, October 1 — RIA Novosti.The crews of the ships of the Northern Fleet (NF) headed by the aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov" held large-scale live firing at air targets and repelled the attack conventional enemy, said on Tuesday the spokesman of the Western Military District (WEST) at SF Captain First Rank Vadim Sergei.
"By working out the teachings of this episode involved the crews of heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser" Admiral Kuznetsov, "the destroyer" Admiral Ushakov "large ASW ship" Admiral Levchenko "and" North "small missile ships" Iceberg "and" Dawn ", the aircraft carrier-based aircraft Su-33, as well as units separate coastal missile and artillery brigades coastal forces of the Northern Fleet, "- said Sergey.
According to the captain, all targets were successfully hit. The reflection of shock produced from different heights and directions.
"Admiral Kuznetsov" — the heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser project 11435, the only one in the Navy of the Russian Federation in its class (as of 2012). Designed to engage large surface targets, the protection of marine compounds from potential enemy attacks. Refers to the rank of pervomou Navy ships. Named in honor of Nicholas Gerasimovitch Kuznetsov, Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union. Built in Odessa on the Black Sea Shipyard.