|File:Model aircraft carrier project 23000E at the «Army 2015» 2.JPG
Model of the aircraft carrier project 23000E at the «Army 2015» exhibition.
|Preceded by:||Ulyanovsk (cancelled)|
|Class & type:||Heavy aircraft carrier|
|Displacement:||90,000 – 100,000 tons|
|Length:||330 m (1,083 ft)|
|Beam:||40 m (131 ft) (waterline)|
|Draught:||11 m (36 ft)|
|Speed:||30 kn (56 km/h; 35 mph)|
|Armament:||Four anti-aircraft systems (unspecified)|
|Notes:||dual island design|
Project 23000E or Shtorm is a multi-purpose, heavy aircraft carrier project being designed by the Krylov State Research Center for the Russian Navy. The cost of the supercarrier is estimated as being between $1.8 billion and $5.63 billion (at August 2015 exchange rates), with development expected to take ten years. The carrier is being considered for service with the Russian Navy's Northern Fleet. Nevskoye Design Bureau is also reported to be taking part in the development project.
- Nikolai Novichkov (14 May 2015). "Russia developing Shtorm supercarrier". IHS Jane's Defence Weekly. Retrieved 16 May 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- "Russia developing $5 bln aircraft carrier with no world analogs — fleet commander". TASS.RU. TASS. Retrieved 7 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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