MT-264 Leads Exercise in Kamchatka Waters

August 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, the connection of the water area protection ships has been raised by alarm as part of a planned inspection conducted by the Commander of the Troops and forces in Northeast Russia. According to the introductory marine minesweeper MT-264, it provided for the guiding of the naval search strike group of two small anti-submarine ships behind the trawl and their deployment at sea. Units of the anti-submarine sabotage forces and means (PDSS) unit strengthened control over the water area of ​​Avacha Bay. Using…

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Pacific Fleet Conducts Trials of New Amphibious APC

June 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the mechanics-drivers of the modern armored personnel carriers BTR-82A of the naval unit of the Pacific Fleet stationed in Kamchatka will conduct practical training for the first time to bring the combat vehicles to production. On the eve of the tasks, the servicemen passed the swimming standards and completed a course of light diving training, as well as on the simulator, they worked out an emergency escape of the machines. Practical development of tasks will be carried…

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Russian Pacific Fleet ASW Training

March 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, a small anti-submarine ship of the water area protection compound of the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia conducted an exercise in the course of which attacked a submarine of a conditional enemy with anti-submarine weapons. In a special test site off the coast of Kamchatka, the small anti-submarine ship MPK-82 entered into a confrontation with one of the nuclear submarines of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet, which designated the forces of a…

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Pacific Fleet Exercises in the Sea of ​​Japan & Sea of ​​Okhotsk

March 5, 2019 – As part of the development of the actions of single ships at sea for their intended purpose (course task K-2), the warships of the Pacific Fleet in Primorye and Kamchatka performed artillery firing at sea, air and coastal targets. In the waters of the Peter the Great Bay, a complex of exercises was conducted by the large landing ship Nikolai Vilkov. In the area of ​​the coastal range, he struck target positions with artillery fire, imitating the combat equipment of a conventional enemy on the coast.…

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Sea Cup-2019 Begins in Kamchatka

February 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – “Sea Cup” – a competition for the crews of surface ships of the Navy. It has about 30 nominations. In Kamchatka, the crews of about 10 warships and boats of the compound of the protection of the water area of ​​the Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia will compete for the right to represent the compound in the next cup tours. Sailors will compete for the title of the best commander of a warship, combat unit, naval crew, demonstrate skills in setting…

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Icebreaking Begins at Kamchatka Submarine Base

January 2, 2019 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, in order to eliminate difficult ice conditions, the ships of the auxiliary fleet of the Pacific Fleet embarked on an intensive ice breaking at the basing station of nuclear submarines of the Pacific Fleet. The accumulation of ice and its compaction in places up to half a meter in Krasheninnikov Bay occurred as a result of extreme cold that lasted for a week, which significantly influenced the safety of the parking and navigation of submarine cruisers. The ice breaking task has been…

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Сrew of new anti-sabotage boat formed in Kamchatka

October 8, 2018 (Google Translation) – The Kamchatka harbor defence formation of the Troops and Forces in North-Eastern Russia completed manning the Project 21980 new anti-sabotage boat Grachonok. The Grachonok is a multipurpose boat, which is directly related to her speed capabilities and high maneuverability. The main purpose of the boat is to counter the enemy’s sabotage forces and means, support actions of military diving specialists in the stationing site’s sea zone and in the adjacent areas. A new boat is equipped with the modern electronic equipment and latest diving…

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Submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet Undergo Readiness Inspection

August 21, 2018 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, under the sudden inspection of the combat readiness of the troops of the Eastern Military District, the Pacific Fleet’s underwater forces carried out measures to bring to the highest levels of combat readiness. The safe exit of submarine cruisers from the point of origin is provided by units for the control of submarine-sabotage forces and means, as well as the forces of the guard of the Voisk water area and forces in the Northeast of Russia. Mine-assisted minesweepers provided anti-mine protection for…

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