Russia Building New Destroyer with Nuclear Power Unit
The priority task when creating a new generation of destroyers is its equipment with nuclear power unit, Russian Navy Commander Admiral Viktor Chirkov told reporters on Friday in St. Petersburg.
Currently, the effective forces of the Russian Navy have a surface ship with nuclear power unit – heavy nuclear missile cruiser “Petr Velikiy”.
“We are currently executing the design and construction work of a new generation destroyer with a special propulsion system. The priority direction in the creation of the destroyer is a destroyer with a nuclear power unit,” Chirkov said.