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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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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Stoiky Repelled Simulated Torpedo Attack During Baltic Sea Exercise

Stoiky corvette of the Baltic Fleet (BF) carried out a number of combat training tasks using the ship’s armaments at sea. In particular, the corvette carried out artillery fire at various targets, and also defended herself in the duelling confrontation with the simulated enemy’s ship by means of anti-torpedoes. During the exercise, a small ASW ship (SASWS) Kabardino-Balkaria of the Baltic Naval Base symbolically attacked the corvette with a torpedo salvo. In turn, the Stoiky with the help of hydro-acoustic means identified the threat, performed anti-torpedo manoeuvre and launched two…

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