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The Soviet Union is long gone, but its aircraft carriers live on


Russian conventionally powered aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.
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The Soviet navy was never known for its aircraft carriers, and the few it operated weren’t meant for the same kind of operations as their US counterparts.
While those carriers didn’t do much for the Soviets, a few of them have lived on and are now important naval assets for two of the world’s biggest military powers.
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After World War II, there was no question that aircraft carriers were the dominant naval asset.American, British, and Japanese carriers were decisive in the largest naval battles of the war, and the US’s …read more

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