India did not raise the issue of the penalty for the aircraft carrier — Defense

India did not raise the issue of the penalty for the aircraft carrier - DefenseThe question of the payment of liquidated damages for delay Russia transmission carrier of India "Admiral Gorshkov "the Indian side at the meeting of the intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation is not rising, said on Wednesday the Press Secretary to the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Irina Kovalchuk.

Recently the Indian newspaper Economic Times announced that New Delhi from Moscow can claim payment of the fine in the amount of 100 million dollars for the delay in delivery of aircraft carrier "Vikramaditya" (the last "Admiral Gorshkov "). Earlier officially handed over the aircraft carrier" Vikramaditya "the Indian side has been scheduled for December 4, 2012. But during another step test ship in September of this year identified a number of defects, including not reached its full capacity steam boilers main power plant.

"Indian side requested in a very rather short time to finish all the necessary work of the ship and give it to the Indian Navy, "- said Kovalchuk.

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