RFS Aleksandr Obukhov May Have Located a Lost Submarine

October 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the minesweeper “Aleksandr Obukhov” of the Baltic Fleet during the planned development of training tasks in the search and detection of training mines recorded the presence of a large underwater object. The survey was carried out using the latest equipment installed on a minesweeper – the Alexandrite sapping sonar station and a full-time remote-controlled uninhabited underwater vehicle. As a result of the work carried out by military sailors in the territorial waters of the Russian Federation, an underwater object was found…

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Second Project 11711 to Begin Sea Trials in June

May 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest first serial large landing ship of the project 11711 “Peter Morgunov”, built for the Russian Navy at the Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad, in the second decade of May will begin mooring trials at the outfitting quay of the enterprise. It is planned that in June 2019 the ship will go to the designated marine areas for carrying out factory sea trials. The crew of the BDK “Peter Morgunov” successfully completed the full cycle of training in the Joint Training Center of the…

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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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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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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 pilots practised intercepting air targets and hitting objects of a simulated enemy

Su-27 pilots of the Baltic Fleet practiced intercepting air targets and hitting objects of a simulated enemy in the Kaliningrad region. In particular, they practiced detecting and intercepting a simulated intruder. Crews of Su-24 and Su-30SM of the naval aviation practiced conducting air strikes on surface and ground targets. More than 10 aircraft of the Baltic Fleet naval aviation squadron were involved in the training

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