Russia's Battlecruisers: The Battleships of the 21st Century?
The National Interest -

Peter Suciu

Russia Battlecruiser,

The Russian missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov could lay claim to being the world's most formidable warship when she eventually reenters service.

The United States Navy currently has eleven aircraft carriers, and these are often described as the world's most powerful warships in service today.

By contrast, Russia has just a single carrier, Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov (Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov), which is currently...

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