Russian leased Ukrainian aircraft carrier training center third countries can also be used
Data Figure: Su-33 carrier-based aircraft in plan view” Nitka “mock landing deck
report quoted the words of Ukrainian Defense Minister Salama, new Protocol signed fifth meeting of the Security Sub-Committee on Inter-State Committee between the two countries. The agreement stipulates that Russia annually will pay Ukraine nearly $ 700,000, the cost as “Nitka” carrier training center. In addition, the Ukrainian side to the training center available to third parties, together with Russia.
According to the agreement signed in 1997 between the two countries, Russia can make occasional use of Ukraine “Nitka” aircraft carrier deck landing training center, and the center as a unique training ground for the Russian Navy pilot. Parts of Russia “Su” fighter training center use fees as rent payment.
“Nitka training center located Unam Ministry of the Crimean peninsula, formerly the Soviet Union, aircraft used to train pilots on the aircraft carrier deck landing training. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the training center was placed under the Ukraine, but Ukraine does not have an aircraft carrier. The training center has a variety of naval aviation training facilities, such as take-off to landing block device, a trampoline, a catapult device, the downhill track locator, a radio the Zhiwei standard and optical aided landing systems and other.