Corvette of the Baltic Fleet performed scheduled rocket shooting at sea

December 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Corvette of Project 20380 “Savvy” of the Baltic Fleet has successfully completed the tasks of an air defense exercise with practical shooting from the airborne missile system of a sea-based vertical launch Redut. Combat calculations of the ship worked defeat high-speed and low-flying air targets. Target missiles were launched from a small missile ship “Passat” compound rocket ships and boats of the Baltic naval base. Launched from the Corinth “Savvy”, anti-aircraft missiles successfully hit all assigned targets. The training ground of the Baltic…

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RFS Boikiy and Minsk Return to Baltysk

November 30, 2018 – The Corvette “Boikiy” and the large landing ship “Minsk” arrived at the permanent station after performing combat training missions in the Baltic Sea. The ships were at sea for more than 20 days. During this time, more than a thousand nautical miles have been covered. During the period at sea, the crews of the ships performed dozens of combat training tasks, including a complex of artillery firing at sea and airborne training targets, air defense exercises, various naval exercises and training. The ships returned technically sound…

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Baltic Fleet Combat Training

November 10, 2018 (Google Translation) – The crew of the Baltic Fleet patrol ship “Yaroslav the Wise” carried out combat training missions to repel a conditional enemy air attack in the course of carrying out planned combat training activities at the fleet in the Baltic Sea. In the course of training activities, the interaction of combat crews of radio engineering and rocket and artillery warheads for detection, classification of the target, its tracking with radio equipment and destruction was worked out. The Kortik anti-aircraft missile system, capable of reliably ensuring…

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RFS Lena Returns to Baltiysk

November 1, 2018 (Google Translation) – Since April, the Baltic Fleet tanker has provided material resources for ships of the permanent operational connection of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean. During the voyage, an anti-terror unit from the Baltic Fleet Marine Corps was on board of the tanker to ensure safety. The average sea tanker “Lena” left the main base of the Baltic Fleet – the city of Baltiysk – as part of a detachment of combat ships of the Baltic Fleet on 15 April. During the time spent in…

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Baltic Fleet Ships Deploy to the North Atlantic

October 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet as part of the corvettes “Savvy”, “Resistant”, the medium sea tanker “Cola” and the sea tug “Konetsky” went on a long voyage to carry out the planned in the North Atlantic. Onboard the detachment’s ships are anti-submarine helicopters Ka-27PS, the crews of the detachment include specially trained units of the marines. During the campaign, the crews of the ships will perform many different combat training tasks, including joint exercises in communications, air defense and anti-submarine defense,…

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RFS Ivan Gren Transfers to the Northern Fleet

October 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – By order of Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, a working group led by Admiral Alexander Vitko, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, checked in Kaliningrad the readiness of the large landing ship Ivan Gren to the inter-fleet transition from the Baltic Fleet to the Northern Fleet, to a permanent location. The organization of the service on the ship, the training of the commander and crew for the transition, the readiness of the watch officers and specialists of the navigator warhead, as well…

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Yaroslav Mundriy Deploys to Syria

October 12, 2018 (Google Translation) – A detachment of ships of the Baltic Fleet as part of the patrol ship (TFR) “Yaroslav the Wise” and the tanker “Lena”, which is in a long hike, continues to perform tasks in the Mediterranean. The crew of the “Yaroslav the Wise” during the march is working out the elements of the course task at sea, conducting planned ship trainings of combat crews and exercises for fighting for survivability. In the course of fulfilling the planned combat missions, the crew of the TFR in…

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Project 22800 Uragan Begins Sea Trials

September 27, 2018 (Google Translation) – State tests of the head small missile ship project 22800 “Uragan”, head. No. 251, will be held in the White and Baltic Seas.  Upon completion of all necessary tests, the ship will be handed over to the State Customer and entered into the Baltic Fleet.  A small rocket ship is designed to conduct combat operations in the near sea zone and participate in the fulfillment of tasks in peacetime and wartime independently and in interaction. Technical specifications Length about 67 m Width about 11 m Standard…

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Because of the bad weather, additional security measures were taken in the Baltic Fleet

September 26, 2018 (Google Translation) – Due to the unfavorable climate forecast in the basing and dislocation areas of the forces of the Baltic Fleet in the territory of the Kaliningrad region, measures were taken to prepare ships for increased wind and excitement. On warships and ships, additional mooring ends are added, the duty watch service is strengthened, the ships are sealed and the equipment of the upper decks is fixed in a storm fashion, charts of atmospheric pressure and wind speed are maintained. Also tested and ready for use…

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Baltic Fleet Exercises With Coastal Defenses of Kaliningrad

September 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Baltic Fleet is completing a planned camp gathering of the units of the missile forces and artillery of the army corps. More than 700 servicemen and more than 200 pieces of military equipment of artillery and missile units of the corps, as well as marines of the fleet, were involved in combat training at several ranges in the Kaliningrad region. During the planned field exit, artillerymen and missile men carried out more than 200 different fire missions using Grad rocket launcher systems, Hyacinth…

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Baltic Fleet Ka-27 Helicopters Conduct Deck Landing Training With RFS Sobystvitelny

September 20, 2018 (Google Translation) – In the Baltic Sea, the crews of the Ka-27 helicopters of the Baltic Fleet’s naval aviation worked on the deck of the corvette “Sobystvitelny”. During the exercise with the corvette of the Baltic Fleet pilots shipborne helicopters made more than 20 landings on the ship in drift and on the move, some of which – in the dark. Night flights occupy a special place in the helicopter crew training program. Each pilot must have the skills to control the helicopter in conditions of reduced…

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Baltic Fleet Ships Return to Base

September 8, 2018 (Google Translation) – For several days in the naval ranges of the Baltic Fleet, the fleet’s ships, combined into several tactical groups, fulfilled the objectives of the mission – antisubmarine and anti-aircraft defense, mine protection. The crews of the ships of the naval units fulfilled the elements of the coursework tasks, fired artillery fire at air and sea targets of various complexity, carried out deep-seated bombings, and worked out mine-torpedo exercises. In all, 15 warships, boats and vessels supporting the Baltic Fleet, as well as aircraft and…

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Baltic Fleet Strike Group Goes to Sea

September 5, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Baltic Fleet begins the phase of a planned tactical exercise of the diverse forces of the Baltic naval base to land the sea assault. To the naval part of the exercise, which will be held in the training grounds of the fleet in the Baltic Sea, 15 surface vessels, boats and support vessels are engaged. In the course of conducting tactical exercises, it is planned to work out the actions of a grouping of diverse fleet forces in accordance with combat mission. Artillery…

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Russian Baltic Fleet Conducts Anti-Aircraft Defense Exercise

September 5, 2018 (Google Translation) – Within the framework of the planned tactical training of the diverse forces of the Baltic naval base, the large landing ships of the Baltic Fleet successfully worked out tasks to repel the attacks of the air attacks of the conventional enemy. In one of the sea ranges in the Baltic Sea, the shipborne landing group of the large landing craft (KGB) Korolev, Alexander Shabalin and Minsk successfully carried out a complex of measures to repel the air raid of the “enemy”. During the exercise…

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Baltic Fleet’s training ship Perekop to cross Arctic Ocean

September 2, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Baltic Fleet’s training ship Perekop will cross the Arctic Ocean within a distant cruise. Her crew has made the first-ever passage through the Bering Strait between the two continents – Eurasia and North America. Having called to the main base of the Pacific Fleet Submarine Forces in Kamchatka, the training ship Perekop continued her distant cruise, completed her sailing in the Pacific Ocean, passed through the treacherous Bering Strait and entered the Arctic Ocean. Having reached the Chukchi Sea, the ship’s crew and…

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