5 Facts About Kuznetsov

1. In 2000, the Admiral Kuznetsov was involved in rescue operations to render assistance to the sunken submarine K-141 Kursk.

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2. In late 2000, Admiral Kuznetsov went to sea for recovery and salvage operations for the submarine Kursk.

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3. On 30 October 2018, the Admiral Kuznetsov was damaged when Russia's biggest floating dry dock, the PD-50, sank and one of its 70-ton cranes crashed onto the deck leaving behind a 5-meter gash right across the middle of the flight deck.

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4. On 15 November 2016, Admiral Kuznetsov, took part in "a large-scale operation against the positions of terrorist groups Islamic State and Al-Nusra, in the provinces of Idlib and Homs" in Syria by launching Su-33 fighter strikes.

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5. In late 2003 and early 2004, Admiral Kuznetsov went to sea for inspection and trials.

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