Baku

Type:
Aircraft Carrier
Class:
Kiev (Project 1143) (Class Overview)
Builder:
Chernomorsky Sudostroitelni Zavod
(Black Sea Shipbuilding Yard)
Nikolayev, Ukraine
Hull Number:
N/A
Ordered:
N/A
Commissioned:
December 1987
Keel Laid:
December 1978
Decommissioned:
N/A
Launched:
March 31, 1982
Stricken:


N/A
Fate:
Sold Jan. 20, 2004 to India and renamed INS Vikramaditya R-33, turned over in 2013.


Dimensions, machinery and performance
Length:
928' 4"
Engines:
4 steam turbines
Beam:
107' 3"
Boilers:
8 turbopressurized
Draft:
32' 10"
Shafts:
4
Flight Deck:
154' 10" (width)
HP:
200,000
Displacement:
36,000 std. / 43,000 full
Speed:
30 knots
Crew:
1,200 (including air group)
Range:
4,000 NM @ 30 knots / 13,500 NM @ 18 knots
Aircraft:
30


Notes:
Renamed Admiral Gorshkov in 1991.


Builder's Data
Page published Aug. 4, 2007