15 Baltic Fleet Vessels to Participate in ARMY-2019

June 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – More than 15 surface ships and boats of various classes will take part in the display of modern weapons, military and special equipment of the Navy in Kronstadt as part of the ARMY-2019 International Military-Technical Forum. At the opening of the International Military-Technical Forum to be held on June 28, the crews of the ships of the Baltic Fleet will demonstrate a number of combat training elements – artillery fighting with a conditional enemy ship, trawling and undermining a floating mine, demonstrating the firepower…

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Russian Response to BALTOPS

June 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In order to promptly respond to possible emergencies and threats to navigational safety of civilian shipping in the Baltic Sea area, the forces and facilities of the Baltic Fleet carry out a set of measures to control the joint exercises of the combined naval forces of NATO Baltops-2019. In the southern part of the Baltic Sea, participants in the NATO naval exercises are working on practical episodes related to the radio suppression of radar and radio navigation systems. In order to detect threats to…

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Project 22350 Admiral Kasatonov Continuing With Trials

May 12, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the ship, together with representatives of industry, checks the performance of the systems and mechanisms of the ship at sea. In particular, there is a check of the power plant, steering gear, auxiliary mechanisms, communications and navigation, anchor device. High-speed, maneuverable and vibration tests of the ship are carried out. Factory running tests are one of the obligatory stages completing the construction process of any ship and are carried out in order to check the running conditions of its systems and…

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Russian Baltic Fleet Trains for Departure Behind MCM Ships

March 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – The shipboard sweeping group (KTG) as part of the basic minesweeper Novocheboksarsk and the road sweeper of the RT-252 compound of the protection of the water area of ​​the Baltic naval base during the exercise developed the mine action support for the deployment of the Baltic Fleet shipboard forces. The crew of the minesweepers carried out the tasks of wiring the ship’s shock group consisting of the corvettes “Boky”, “Resistant” and “savvy” behind the trawls and forcing the minefield. Also, in the course of…

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100th anniversary of the Leningrad Naval Base of the Baltic Fleet

March 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – The commander of the Baltic Fleet, Admiral Alexander Nosatov, congratulated the personnel of the Leningrad Naval Base (naval base) on the 100th anniversary of the formation of the association. At the end of the 2018 school year, the Leningrad naval base, commanded by Rear Admiral Vyacheslav Rodionov, was recognized as one of the best fleet associations. Currently, it includes ship units, training units and military units located on the territory of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region. The most important tasks facing the sailors…

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Baltic Fleet Conducts ASuW Training

March 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – As part of the development of the K-2 coursework elements, the small rocket ship and the boat of the Baltic Fleet carried out electronic rocket launches on surface targets in sea landfills. The shipboard strike group consisting of the small missile ship “Passat” and the missile boat “Chuvashia” successfully executed electronic rocket launches at targets imitating a detachment of warships of the conditional enemy. Missile firing was carried out by two ships simultaneously with the use of anti-ship missile systems. As a result of…

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RFS Sorazitelny Links With City of Ufa

March 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – The solemn ceremony was attended by representatives of the command of the Baltic Fleet, the official delegation of the Municipality Administration under the leadership of the head of the GO Administration, the city of Ufa of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the command and personnel of the surface ships, relatives of Baltic seamen. Today, such agreements on the patronage of the formations and military units of the fleet are in force with more than 20 organizations and enterprises of the Russian Federation. After the end…

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Baltiysk Marks 63rd Anniversary

March 1 2019 (Google Translation) – The commander of the Baltic Fleet, Admiral Alexander Nosatov, congratulated the sailors of the Baltic naval base on the 63rd anniversary of the formation of the association. At the end of the 2018 school year, the Baltic Naval Base (BVMB), commanded by Rear Admiral Alexei Peshkov, was recognized as the best naval association. The combat training plan for ships and base units is 100% complete. These are about 200 combat exercises, including rocket, artillery and torpedo firing, mine laying, depth bombing, anti-mine exercises. Over…

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Russian Baltic Fleet Open Doors Day

February 21, 2019 (Google Translation) – At the junction of the surface ships of the Baltic Fleet, Open Day was held. During the event, more than 100 high-school students from schools in the Kaliningrad region visited the warships of the Baltic Fleet with excursions. On this day, the guests visited the newest corvettes of the Baltic fleet of Project 20380 “Resistant”, “Savvy” and “Steregushchy”, visited the flagship of the fleet – the destroyer “Nastoychiviy” and other surface ships of the largest naval unit of the Baltic Fleet. Within the framework…

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Baltic Fleet Helicopters Practice Deck Landings

February 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the Baltic Sea, the crews of the Ka-27 naval aviation of the Baltic Fleet completed landing on the decks of the project 20380 corvettes and the Yaroslav the Wise patrol ship. During the exercise with the Baltic Fleet ships, pilots of ship-based helicopters made more than 60 landings on ships in drift and on the move, some of which were in the dark. Night flights occupy a special place in the helicopter crew training program. Each pilot must have the skills to control…

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RFS Minsk Conducts Weapons Training in the Baltic Sea

February 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan of the fleet, the large amphibious ship Minsk of the Baltic Fleet has sailed off to practice the second course task (K-2) with artillery firing at targets imitating combat ships and air attack weapons. The ship will train combat elements to repel attacks of small-sized ships and strikes of air attack weapons. All training missions are to be carried out both at day- and nighttime. Targets will be imitated by SAB-250 flare bombs launched by Su-24 short-range…

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Baltic Fleet Ka-27PLs Conduct ASW Training

January 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crews of decked anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27PL of the naval aviation of the Baltic Fleet, as part of the planned exercise, completed the tasks of searching, tracking and destroying the enemy submarine in the sea range According to the plan of the exercise, an unidentified submarine was located in the sea lanes area, the crew of which was assigned the task of disrupting the sea lanes of the Baltic Fleet. To detect the target, naval aviation helicopters of the Ka-27PL fleet were sent to…

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RFS Boykiy Integrates with Shore Units for Missile Tests

January 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the corvette “Boykiy” and the calculations of the coastal complexes “Ball” of the Baltic Fleet performed a joint rocket firing at the ship of the conditional enemy The launches were carried out by the crew of the corvette in the course of working out the element of the second course task of combat with a single enemy ship and means of air attack. In the designated area of ​​the Baltic Sea, the crew of the corvette carried out electronic launches from…

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Russia Promises Baltic Fleet Deployments in 2019

January 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – In 2019, the forces and troops of the fleet will take part in dozens of combat training activities of various directions. Baltic seamen will have to perform tasks in remote areas of the World Ocean. The plans of more than 10 long hikes in the Mediterranean, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. In the ocean zone, surface ships and vessels will take part in the planned activities of combat training, research activities, ensuring the marine practice of cadets and international maneuvers. Also, the…

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RFS Rostov-on-Don Undergoes Combat Readiness Inspection

January 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the diesel-electric submarine “Rostov-on-Don” of the submarine compound of the Black Sea Fleet conducted an exercise to combat durability. According to the teaching doctrine, during a stop at the mooring wall at the base station on a submarine, a fire occurred in one of the compartments. During the struggle for survivability, the crew complied with the regulations for sealing the emergency compartment, putting on personal protective equipment, creating lines of defense, localizing and extinguishing a fire in the compartment. The interaction…

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