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Troika-Class Supercarrier by VoughtVindicator Troika-Class Supercarrier by VoughtVindicator
As you may have guessed from the fact that this is a pixel deviation drawn in the style of a famous ship lineart website, this is for my Nationstates country, Birkaine.

More specifically, it's the main workhorse of the Birkainian Naval Aviation, the huge Troika-class catamaran carrier accomodating 110 rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft of various types while not sacrificing its own armament, as it is equipped with 24 launch tubes for P-700 missiles, as much as an Oscar-II class submarine. It posesses extensive command facilities given that these carriers are generally in charge of the integration of the entire air defense grid over a fleet, as the navy is composed mostly of arsenal ships, which possess very heavy armament but don't have much in the way of sensors to target multiple enemmies or coordinate with one another to avoid overkill or targets slipping by. The large island is built in the middle of the two hulls of the ship, which is propelled by two nuclear reactors. Wherever one of the 23 Troikas currently serving is deployed, they act as flagship for other task forces such as amphibious assault groups and missile ship task groups. It has a displacement of 135,000 tons.

Scale is by shipbucket, needless to say. I used several bits and pieces belonging to other people to smoothen the process of drawing this, such as the aircraft elevators by McConrad's Ulyanovsk-class and the boat docks by Alvama.
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Ryan-Austin Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  New member
I noticed that all of the aircraft are Russian. 
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VoughtVindicator Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, my nation is inspired by Russia
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Blue-Jedi Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
Wow, what a cool looking ship  :)
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artyom2013 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
*hypnotized by VV's profile GIF* YES MASTER, IT IS BEAUTIFUL...
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1234blah Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
where can i find this program?
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acelanceloet Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
woa woa WHAT
I have to warn you, this won't float very well. nor are you gonna be able to get both that amount of aircraft and weapons on board. neither do you want to.

the bridge is gonna be in the way of the landing of aircraft, and it's radar fit makes no sense, neither does the bridge structure

I would say, go back to the drawing board and look at real ships.
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VoughtVindicator Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How is the bridge gonna get in the way of the landings? The runways are on both sides of the island, in parallel with it. The shape of the bridge is pretty much a result of cramming extensive command facilities above the level of the flight deck since the blow-deck area is filled with hangars, fuel, crew compartment and missiles.
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acelanceloet Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
airflow. when the aircraft passes the island, it gets an blast of sideways wind (or it is take away real quickly) right at the moment the wheels reach the ground.
this is the reason islands are as small as possible.

also, if your ship is 130 m wide (by estimation) the entire structure can only be about 30 meters wide, as the aircraft need about 50 meters width to land (especially those transports, those might even need more) and that leaves a lot of deckspace that you will really need occupied.

also, it is not an good thing from damage control perspective. one hit at that position and you are doomed.
and there is a lot of other things wrong with it as well.
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VoughtVindicator Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, I see. Never considered it from an aerodynamic perspective. So the best would be to scale everything down a bit and remove some of the ship-to-ship armament.

What did you mean with the radar?
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acelanceloet Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
question: are you going to modify this ship a bit or? just wondering, as you seemed interested in my comments ;)
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