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“Fixing the problem entails changing the engines or
repairing them. It will take around nine months, maybe more
maybe less, but definitely more than six months,” one source
close to arms exporter Rosoboronexport told Reuters.

“That’s why the promised delivery of the ship by the end of
this year wont happen.”

Kommersant newspaper reported that defects on the ship,
Vikramaditya, were discovered during a sea test when the vessel
accelerated to maximum speed and its emergency warning system
sounded.

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