Project 636.3 Volkhov Commissioned

October 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – By the order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, today the newest diesel-electric submarine Volkhov was accepted into the Navy, which is the second in a series of the Admiralty Shipyards under construction for the Submarine Forces of the Russian Pacific Fleet The solemn ceremony of raising the Andreevsky flag…

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Project 949A Irkutsk, in Refit Since 2001, May Return to Service in 2023

September 25, 2020 (TASS) – Project 949A Antey-class multipurpose nuclear-powered submarine Irkutsk, which has been awaiting repair and modernization for more than 20 years, may return to tactical composition of the Pacific Fleet in 2023, a source in the shipbuilding industry told TASS. “Given the opportunity, the expected return date for Irkutsk is 2023,” the source said. Earlier it was…

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Pacific Fleet Commander Inspects Modernized Project 1155 Marshal Shaposhnikov

September 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – Commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Sergey Avakyants, visited Dalzavod Ship Repair Center JSC, where he got acquainted with the current state of affairs in the course of repairs with the modernization of the frigate Marshal Shaposhnikov, as well as the ship’s factory tests. Admiral Sergei Avakyants, accompanied by Deputy Fleet Commander for Armaments…

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Russia Practices Escorted Submarine Departure in Kamchatka

September 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, in the main base of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet, an anti-sabotage defense exercise was held, during which they worked out how to ensure the safe exit of a nuclear submarine from the basing point. During the exercise, the servicemen of the special task force for combating submarine sabotage forces…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Trains in Seabed Operations

August 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – The rescue forces of the Pacific Fleet in Kamchatka during the exercise worked out rendering assistance to an emergency submarine lying on the ground In Avacha Bay, off the coast of Kamchatka, a special tactical exercise was held for the duty forces of the emergency rescue detachment of the Troops and Forces in the…

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Russian Pacific Fleet Amphibious Exercise

August 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crews of the large landing ships (BDK) of the Pacific Fleet “Nikolay Vilkov”, “Oslyabya”, “Peresvet”, and “Admiral Nevelskoy”, together with the Pacific Fleet marines, conducted an exercise in Vladivostok on loading military equipment and personnel onto the BDK from the unequipped coastal area way on emphasis. The loading of the marines was carried…

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Second Pacific Fleet Project 636.3 Completes Builder Trials

July 22, 2020 (TASS) – The second out of six Project 636.3 submarines ordered for Russia’s Pacific Fleet completed shipbuilders’ sea trials, the Admiralty Shipyard reported on Wednesday. “The Admiralty Shipyard has completed the shipbuilders’ sea trials of the Project 636.3 large diesel-electric submarine Volkhov for the Russian Navy,” the Shipyard said in a statement. The shipbuilders’ sea trials of…

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RFS KIL-27 Recovering Scrap Metal from the Shantar Islands

July 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – A killer ship KIL-27 of a detachment of vessels of the auxiliary fleet of the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia left the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on an environmental expedition to the Shantar Islands. On board the vessel for technical work is a bulldozer, frontal loader and excavator. At Korsakov port, landing…

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