TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian media sources underlined surprising combat capabilities of Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier currently deployed to the Mediterranean Sea in Syria’s waters on an anti-terrorism mission.
The Russian language Zvezda tv network reported that Admiral Kuznetsov is not only an aircraft carrier but also enjoys a number of secrets which can be “surprising”.
Western sources have claimed that Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier is not operational.
The Russian tv network released a report showing the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier has a large number of Russian-made Granit missiles, some of which are active and can be fired together to annihilate the entire warships of a large naval fleet in a single moment.
Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier’s cruise missiles are from type Granit P-700 with 700km range.
The carrier can fire 12 missiles of this kind in one round of shooting.
Admiral Kuznetsov can also carry over 50 helicopters and planes.
SOURCE: News Now/Fars News Online