In the Mediterranean sea sent the only Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”, reports “Interfax”. The long March will last up to 5 months.

The Agency source said that the campaign starts on Saturday: “Admiral Kuznetsov” will go to the Mediterranean sea, accompanied by warships. The Agency FlashNord confirmed that the carrier group had left the roads of Severomorsk (Murmansk oblast).

It is planned that the aircraft carrier will become part of the permanent operative connection of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean sea.

According to the Agency, the wing of the cruiser – MiG-29КР and MiG-29КУБР and su-33. In addition, for the carrier was preparing helicopter gunships Ka-52K “Katran” (naval version of Ka-52 “alligator”), reminds RBC.

The long March is the only Russian aircraft carrier will last four to five months.

That cruiser will be involved in the Russian operation in Syria since October this year and January next year, reported in early July, the Agency TASS reported, citing a military-diplomatic source. Then it was reported that carrier-based aircraft from the cruiser, which will be located off the coast of Syria, will strike militant positions.

The only Russian aircraft carrier sent to the coast of Syria 15.10.2016

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