Baltic Fleet Flagship Nastorychiviy Celebrates 26 Years in Commission

March 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – Solemn events dedicated to the 26th anniversary of the first ascent of the Naval Flag on the Persistent destroyer took place in the military harbor in Baltiysk. The solemn event dedicated to the Day of the ship, began with the construction of personnel, the raising of the flag of St. Andrew and the flags of colorization. An order was read by the commander of the ship to encourage distinguished servicemen. In the near future, the crew of the ship is preparing to go to…

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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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PM-82 Returns to Baltiysk from Syria

February 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – After performing tasks in the Mediterranean, the floating master PM-82 of the Baltic Fleet returned to Baltiysk. In the period from July 2018 to February 2019, the vessel provided technical maintenance for the ships of the Russian Navy operating in the far sea zone. On the occasion of the completion of the long march of the floating workshop in Baltiysk, a solemn welcome ceremony was held. PM-82 is the third ship in a series of five floating workshops of the project 304. Floating workshops…

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PM-82 Returning to Baltysk From Syria Duty

February 8, 2019 (Google Translation) – The floating workshop of the Baltic Fleet (BF) PM-82 completed the execution of tasks as part of the permanent compound of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea. In the period from July 2018 to February 2019, the vessel provided technical maintenance for the Navy ships operating in the far operational zone. Currently, the PM-82 is moving to the place of permanent deployment, the return of the vessel to Baltiysk is scheduled for the second half of February. PM-82 is the third ship in…

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Project 22800 Mytishchi Commissioned at Baltiysk

December 17 2018 (Google Translation) – On December 17, a ceremonial ritual of the first ascent of the Russian Navy flag will be held on the newest small rocket ship Mytishchi of Project 22800 Karakurt, built for the Baltic Fleet at the Pella shipbuilding plant, in Baltiysk. The ceremony will be attended by representatives of the command of the Baltic Fleet, the shipbuilding enterprise, military personnel of the rocket ships and boats of the Baltic naval base. This event was preceded by the successful implementation of the program of factory…

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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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Frigate Admiral Makarov & Corvette Sobystvitelny Arrive Kronstadt to Train for Main Naval Parade

The frigate “Admiral Makarov” and the Corvette “Sobrazitelny”, having made the transition from Baltiysk, arrived in Kronstadt to participate in the Main Naval Parade, which will be held on July 29. Two large amphibious assault ships of the Baltic Fleet “Ivan Gren” and “Korolev” will arrive in the Kronstadt raid in the afternoon. It is planned that the conditions for the basing of the ships participating in the parade at the Kronstadt berths and on the roads will be checked today by the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir…

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Baltiysk Naval Base ships prepare to perform combat training tasks

Ships of the Baltic naval base are preparing for sorties to carry out planned combat training tasks. At the first stage of the exercise, the ships are to practice combat training tasks at the stationing point to be ready for sailing and perform combat and daily tasks while staying in the base. Further, the Baltic Fleet ships are to perform a number of the assigned tasks at sea, including anti-ship and air defence ones. The strike forces of the naval base, small missile ships and boats, minesweepers, and various auxiliary…

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Baltic Fleet’s corvettes return home after long ocean voyage

Project 20380 corvettes of the Baltic Fleet, the Soobrazitelny and the Boiky, and the Kola tanker finished a three-month ocean voyage and returned to the Baltiisk port on Sunday. The vessels covered 35,000 nautical miles, fleet spokesperson Roman Martov told TASS. “The corvettes and tanker, who have carried out planned tasks in the areas of the North Atlantic, in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Indian Ocean, today were welcomed at the Baltiisk military harbor,” he said. The Baltic Fleet’s Commander Vice-Admiral Alexander Nosatov welcomed home the crews. The homecoming…

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Baltic Fleet Air Defense Exercise

The Baltic Fleet stationing bases – Baltiysk and Kronstadt – hosted an air defense exercise, which involved about 20 surface vessels. During the exercise, the ships worked out application of organic AD forces and means of ship formations to repel strikes of the enemy’s air attack means. When approaching the fire line, air targets were destroyed from antiaircraft artillery systems, AK-630 artillery systems and other ship-borne air defense means.

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