"Cruiser held at the" Zvezdochka "recovery of technical readiness of the replacement of the navigation system. Planned deadline" Marshal Ustinov "- 2014," — told RIA Novosti spokesman Yevgeny Gladyshev plant.
MOSCOW, April 3 — RIA Novosti. Missile cruiser of the Northern Fleet (NF) "Marshal Ustinov" will be back in 2014, its repair is on schedule at the "Star" and is not intended to delay in 2016, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, official representative of Eugene Gladyshev.
He commented on the reports by some Russian media that the time for completion of repairs cruiser moved in 2016.
"Cruiser held at the" Zvezdochka "recovery of technical readiness of the replacement of the navigation system. Planned deadline" Marshal Ustinov "- 2014," — said Gladyshev.
He noted that the current contract for the repair of "Marshal Ustinov", concluded in 2011, is not intended to replace weapons in the cruiser. "The issue was discussed by upgrading the ship, but the decision is still pending, and no new contract," — said Gladyshev.
Now the cruiser is in the dock, at the beginning of the summer will be launched and will be repaired at the quay wall of the plant. On the "asterisk" "Marshal Ustinov" came in July 2011, recalled Gladyshev.
The cruiser "Marshal Ustinov" (Project 1164, code "Atlas") entered into service in the Navy in 1986. Displacement of the ship is 9800/11300 tonnes. Speed — 32 knots, cruising range — 6800 miles, autonomy — 30 days, the crew — 476 people, including 62 officers. The main weapons — cruise missiles "Basalt". It was assumed that the cruiser can be transferred from Severomorsk to Vladivostok to reinforce the group of surface ships of the Pacific Fleet.