Admiral Kasatonov Resumes Trials in the Barents Sea

January 11, 2020 (Google Translation) – Today, the frigate of project 22350 Admiral of the Fleet of Kasatonov made the first exit in the Barents Sea in the new year to continue the test program. In the training grounds of the Northern Fleet, the new frigate will work out maneuvering, testing systems and mechanisms, and will also continue testing the…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov and Kondopoga Train Together in the Barents Sea

November 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Vice Admiral Kulakov” and the large landing ship (BDK) “Kondopoga” went to the Barents Sea to work out joint actions. Within a few days, the crews of the ships will improve naval training, practice joint maneuvers, conduct exercises on communications, combat survivability on the move,…

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Arctic Fleet Arctic surveyed islands in the Kara Sea

September 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Arctic group of the Northern Fleet, led by the commander of the Kola Flotilla of diverse forces, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, conducted a survey of the Vise and Solitude islands in the Kara Sea. The crew of the search and rescue helicopter Ka-27PS, which took off from the deck of the large anti-submarine…

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Two Kilos Conduct ASW Training Against Each Other

September 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crews of diesel-electric submarines of the Kola flotilla of the diverse forces of the Northern Fleet Vladikavkaz and Kaluga (Project 877 Varshavyanka) completed a complex of anti-submarine missions in combat training ranges in the Barents Sea. The submarines worked out the search, establishing contact, tracking and attack of the underwater enemy. Each of…

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2019 Russian Arctic Mission Commences

August 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Under the leadership of the commander of the Kola Flotilla of diverse forces, Vice Admiral Oleg Golubev, today the next campaign of the Arctic Group of the Northern Fleet along the seas of the Arctic Ocean has begun. The event is held for the 8th consecutive year. The large anti-submarine ship Vice Admiral Kulakov,…

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Marines of the Northern Fleet Conducting Amphibous Training

June 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the personnel of a separate marine brigade of the Northern Fleet, together with the crew of the Kondopoga large landing ship (BDK), began practical exercises in naval amphibious training during the summer training period. In training, which take place in the lip of Pechenga (Barents Sea), soldiers of the air assault battalion on…

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MCM Training in Kola Bay

April 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crews of the five minesweepers of the Kola Flotilla water protection unit of the heterogeneous forces of the Northern Fleet conducted an exercise in their main purpose in the Kola Bay and in the combat training fleet in the Barents Sea. The base minesweepers “Kotelnich”, “Kolomna” and “Yadrin” as part of the mine-sweeping…

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RFS Snezhnogorsk Weapons Training in Barents Sea

March 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – The small anti-submarine ship (IPC) “Snezhnogorsk” of the Kola Flotilla of the heterogeneous forces of the Northern Fleet, as part of its planned combat training, began working out the actions of a single ship in the Barents Sea. The crew of the IPC carried out firing at simulated air targets from the Osa-MA anti-aircraft…

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Marshal Ustinov Practices Shore Bombardment

March 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser of the Northern Fleet carried out a complex of artillery firing at coastal targets at training grounds in the Barents Sea. Combat calculations of AK-130 artillery mounts improved their skills in hitting unseen coastal target positions. According to the preliminary results of the exercise, all the targets that…

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Project Aleksandr Otrakovsky Gunnery Training in Barents Sea

February 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the large landing ship of the Kola Flotilla of the heterogeneous forces of the Northern Fleet “Alexander Otrakovsky” went to the Barents Sea to perform a set of combat training tasks. The crew of the ship worked defeat the surface of the enemy, the suppression of the firing point of the enemy on…

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Admiral Gorshkov led a detachment of ships in the Barents Sea

February 7, 2019 (Google Translation) – The lead frigate of Project 22350 “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” worked in the Barents Sea for maneuvering and training in communications as part of a squad of warships under the overall guidance of Deputy Commander of the Northern Fleet, Vice Admiral Viktor Sokolov. The frigate performed the role of…

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Two Project 1241s Conduct Missile and Gun Firing Training in Barents Sea

January 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – Small anti-submarine ships of the Northern Fleet “Brest” and “Jung” carried out a complex of artillery and anti-aircraft missile firing in the Barents Sea in accordance with the combat training plan. The combat calculations of the missile-artillery combat units of the ships worked on firing from the AK-176 artillery, AK-630 rapid-fire guns and the…

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Admiral Gorshkov Trains in Barents Sea

January 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the main frigate of project 22350 “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov” left the main base of the Northern Fleet – Severomorsk to the Barents Sea to work out a set of combat training tasks. For several days, the frigate “Admiral Gorshkov” will perform a series of combat…

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Project 22350 Admiral Gorshkov Working Up in Barents Sea

December 4, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Gorshkov frigate, which was commissioned to the Russian Navy in 2018, went to the ranges of the Northern Fleet to perform combat training tasks as part of the planned activities of combat training and deployment of combat exercises in the new training year. Within a…

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RFS Peter Velikiy Trains in Barents Sea

November 3, 2018 (Google Translation) – Today, the Peter the Great heavy nuclear missile cruiser (TARKR) of the Northern Fleet has entered the Barents Sea to perform combat training tasks. A few days earlier, the crew of TARKR “Peter the Great” worked out the issues related to preparing the ship in the base, conducting the ship’s access to the sea…

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