Project 22870 SB-742 Commissioned at Novorossiysk

December 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today at the Novorossiysk Naval Base (Navy) of the Black Sea Fleet, a ceremony was held to raise the Andreevsky flag on the new SB-742 rescue tugboat. The ceremony of raising the flag was attended by representatives of the command of the Black Sea Fleet and the Novorossiysk naval base, the manufacturer, the administration of…

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Black Sea Fleet Salvage Tug SB-742 Completes Acceptance Trials

December 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the new rescue and tugboat SB-742 completed the state test cycle and is preparing to raise the St. Andrew’s flag and be included in the Black Sea Fleet. In the process of state testing, sailors studied the technical capabilities of the vessel, conducted various ship exercises and performed routine maintenance of…

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Project 21631 Ingushetia Prepares for Commissioning

November 29, 2019 . The small missile ship Ingushetia armed with Kalibr cruise missiles will enter service with Russia’s Black Sea Fleet by the end of 2019, the Fleet’s press office reported on Friday. “The small missile ship Ingushetia armed with Kalibr cruise missile systems is at the final stage of state trials. The new ship is set to enter…

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Orekhovo-Zuevo Conducts Missile Trials in Black Sea

October 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet), the crew of the Orekhovo-Zuevo small missile ship (RTO) and the combat calculations of the Bal coastal anti-ship missile complex (BPCRK) conducted exercises with the implementation of electronic launches for naval targets. The event was held in accordance with the plan of combat training and daily…

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Project 872 GS-86 Conducting Krabik – BM Trials in Black Sea

October 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – A special exercise was held in Sevastopol, the purpose of which was to test the readiness of the units of the hydrographic service (GS) of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) for solving the problems of navigational-hydrographic and hydrometeorological support of the fleet. In the course of the training, the GS specialists in…

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Sevastopol Shipyard to Refit Project 636.3 Veliky Novgorod

July 26, 2019 (TASS) – The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarine Veliky Novgorod has arrived at the Sevastopol Shipyard for repairs, a source in Crimea’s defense circles told TASS on Friday. “The Sevastopol shipbuilders will carry out planned dockside repairs of the Veliky Novgorod,” the source said. On July 18, the Sevastopol Shipyard (part of the…

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Dmitry Rogachev Maiden Arrival at Sevastopol

July 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the newest patrol ship “Dmitry Rogachev” of the Novorossiysk military naval base of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) made the transfer of their Novorossiysk and arrived at the main fleet base – Sevastopol. Previously, the ship’s crew successfully passed the first coursework task, in which the issues of organizing the daily…

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Black Sea Fleet Monitors NATO Exercise Sea Breeze 2019

July 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the course of carrying out the tasks, the grouping of Russian warships began to work out a number of planned combat training activities in the Black Sea. The exercise involved about 10 ships of the fleet. In particular, large landing ships “Azov” and “Caesar Kunikov”, small missile ships “Orekhovo-Zuyevo” and “Mirage”, missile boats…

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RFS Admiral Essen Returns to Sevastopol From Mediterranean

May 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Black Sea Fleet frigate “Admiral Essen” arrived in Sevastopol after completing missions in the Mediterranean. The solemn ceremony dedicated to the return of the ship from a long voyage, was held in Sevastopol under the leadership of the Black Sea Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev. The meeting of the frigate “Admiral…

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Admiral Grigorovich Conducted An Air Defense Exercise

April 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate Admiral Grigorovich conducted an air defense exercise with the crew of a Su-24M front-line bomber of the Black Sea Fleet naval aviation. According to the plan of the exercise, the plane of a conditional enemy approached for a bomb strike on the ship. The crew of “Admiral Grigorovich” received…

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Black Sea Fleet Amphibs Return to Base

March 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – The large landing ships (BDK) of the Black Sea Fleet “Caesar Kunikov” and “Azov” returned to the permanently stationed locations after participating in the tactical exercises of the units of the airborne troops at the Opuk range. The crews completed loading and unloading personnel and military equipment on an unequipped coast, fired artillery at…

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